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PSY-100 (Dewees, Spring 2020)

Introduction to Psychology Research

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From handout on presentation guidelines provided by Prof. DeWees:

  • Review of the literature:
1. Current, hot topic of interest
2. Minimum of 4 sources [not including the textbook]
3. Two sources from peer-reviewed Psychology journals
4. Two sources from media driven sources [newspapers, magazines]
5. All within last 5 years (2015-2020)
  • How information relates to topics covered in PSY-100
1. At least 10 concrete examples
2. Examples demonstrate psychological principles that interact with your topic
  • Possible topics:
Ethics
Leadership
Team building
Advertising
Marketing
Cultural factors
Intelligence
Cognition
Development
Behavior
Motivation
Emotion
Personality
Productivity
Biology
Stress and health
Social Psychology
  • Brief explanation of theory or research findings related to your topic.
  • Use Critical Thinking Guidelines (at least 5-see handout)
  • Identify misconceptions
  • One page outline from each group
1. Structure of presention detailed
2. Develop powerpoint presentation
3. Present Responsibility Sheet and Work Logs