For this assignment, you will find and analyze an example of popular press coverage of psychological research. You will find examples of psychological claims in advertising, magazines, the newspaper, or the Internet.
The popular source you choose must include a psychological claim and discuss it in some detail.
This assignment addresses the most fundamental goal of this class—becoming a better consumer of information.
Please see the attached document “Journal to Journalism” for the detailed information on this assignment.
You will turn in three parts:
a copy of the popular source,
a copy or PERMALINK of psychological article you used
a 750-1,000-word typed report that analyzes the journalism article and the original article.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.