Understanding of Psychological Research Objective: to gain a better understanding of psychological research
• Please select an empirically researched psychology article published in any professional psychology journal (peer reviewed)
and write a 2 – 3-page paper. Details about what is to be included in your paper are below.
What your paper should include:
• Topic – What did the research study?
• Rationale – Why did the researcher(s) choose this area?
• Hypothesis/ Research Question – What was the stated hypothesis or Research Question
• Methodology – How did they conduct the study?
• Findings – What were the results? Was the hypothesis supported? Was the research question answered?
• Implications – What relevance does the study have for the field of Psychology?
• Opinions – discuss your thoughts/opinions regarding the study? Do you think any further research is required?