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General Psychology 100
Requirements for research papers
These papers are not to be a synopsis of the information you read or material you have gone over, rather they are to be a reflection of your understanding. This is accomplished by incorporating the course material or reference material into a workable context of your choosing.
â€¢ APA format: Double spaced, black Times New Roman 12 point font.
o Please use resources available to you under learning modules on Blackboard to help you properly format your paper as well as use proper in-text citations.
ï‚§ Parts of the paper:
â€¢ Title page
â€¢ Body/ Introduction/ Literature review
o Proper in-text citation: Author(s), year
â€¢ Reference page
o APA uses an author, year, title of work, publisher format for bibliography: Example (book)
Hockenbury, D. H. &amp; Hockenbury, S. E. (2010). Psychology. (5th ed.). U.S.A.: Worth
*There is no need for an Abstract, Methods, Results or Discussion portion. Additional sections, such as an Abstract, will not be counted as content, thus will not be counted as one of the pages required!
â€¢ 2 Full pages: Title page Does NOT count as a content page. The body of your work begins on page 2.
*Better to be a sentence over than a sentence short!
â€¢ 2 References: Again, refer to proper bibliography and in-text citations via resources provided. Do not hesitate to ask the instructor if there is any confusion.
â€¢ Due dates: Your paper is due at the end of class on the assigned due date. Any paper not turned in at this time will be considered late. *For each day late 5 point will be deducted. HARD COPIES ONLY! Hand in the assignment in class!
*E-mail: ONLY if absolutely necessary.
Topic of your choosing paper: March 27, Friday