Choose a debate/research question within cognitive psychology and explore both sides of the argument. As you discuss both sides of the debate, make sure to present the pros and cons of the arguments before heading into the final section of your paper. In the final section, you will introduce your opinion of the argument including which side you agree with while backing up your claims.
12 point, Times New Roman font, 8-10 pages double spaced including abstract but not including Title, or reference sections. APA formatting is necessary as this is a psychology course. Research papers do not include first person language but in the final sections, it will be allowed. As this is a research paper, at least 6 references are required, but having more is encouraged
Rubric: Evaluation Criteria Score Suitable topic within Cognitive psychology 2 Strong introduction of topic including research question and importance 4 A) Review of the argument for the topic including pros and cons or B) Review of the past research leading to the present (at least 5-10 years) 4 A) Review of the argument against the topic including pros and cons or B) Review of the present research (at least 5-10 years) 4 A) Discussion of which side you agree with backed up by research. or B) Discussion of the future in your opinion backed up by the literature. 4 Concluding thoughts on entirety of topic or implications of research 4 12 point, Times New Roman font. 8-10 pages double spaced including abstract. 6+ references 4 Adherence to APA formatting style including title, and references 4 Total x/30