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Psychology in the New

Psychology in the News STEP 1: Find a popular news article from within the past 10 years that reports on the results of a psychological study. This should not be a blog entry, but a published article from a news source such as Time Magazine, The New York Times, Newsweek, NPR, CNN, Fox News, etc. A great place to look is the APA’s Psychology news portal  (Links to an external site.) . Read through the article and ensure that it is descriptive and sufficiently long enough in order to draw conclusions from the original research mentioned. STEP 2: Go find the psychological study or studies that are mentioned in the news report. Sometimes those are not freely available online, so you may have to track down the original study through your library’s website. You can find these articles within reputable journals, such as the American Journal of Psychology  (Links to an external site.) , Cognitive Psychology  (Links to an external site.) , Emotion  (Links to an external site.) , Journal of Abnormal Psychology  (Links to an external site.) , Journal of Applied Psychology  (Links to an external site.) , Journal of Counseling Psychology  (Links to an external site.) , Journal of Educational Psychology  (Links to an external site.) , Journal of Personality and Social Psychology  (Links to an external site.) , and Memory  (Links to an external site.) . The study should have been performed within the past 10 years. STEP 3: Write a paper between 250-500 words that describes and summarizes both articles compares and contrasts the key points, style, and purpose of the news article with that of the research article examines if the news article accurately describes the research includes correct APA citations  (Links to an external site.)  (both in-text and in a reference page) for both of the articles <thscope=”col” style=”height: 15px; width: 897px; text-align: center;” scope=”col”>DevelopingNot EvidentPoints