Social Psychology Paper

Journal Article Reflection Paper

 

The goal of this assignment is for you to learn about social psychology from primary resources. You are to submit a 4-5 page write-up of a chosen article detailing how it relates to social psychology (with all sources cited).

 

This assignment is due on  December 10, 2018. NO WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE!!

 

 You may only choose from the articles provided for you.  You MUST submit (attached to your final paper) a copy of the FULL TEXT journal article you’ve chosen.  Please do not submit your paper in Question & Answer format. The paper should be written in a scholarly fashion.  Your paper MUST be written in appropriate APA style.

 

The paper should include BOTH:

 

(a)  3 page summary of the article. Please make sure you are addressing the following questions:

a. What is the main hypothesis? 

 b. Why is this research important? 

 c. What were the variables in the study? 

 d. What was the key finding (results) of the research? 

 e. What are the author’s conclusions? 

 f. Do the findings justify the author’s conclusions? 

 g. Are there any alternative interpretations of the data that the author did not address?  

 

(b)  1 – 2 page personal reaction to the article focusing on your own examples (for example, tell me how it relates to your own personal experiences or observations). This area involves applying the concepts to the real world.  a. You may select a particular portion of the article on which to focus for your personal 

For your paper, please the following article  

 

Isen, A. M., & Levin, P. F. (1972). Effects of feeling good on helping: Cookies and kindness. Journal of  Personality and Social Psychology, 21, 384-388.