False memory:discusses and evaluates the current research in the field of false memories

False memory:discusses and evaluates the current research in the field of false memories

Research Paper Instructions

 

You will write a research paper that discusses and evaluates the current research in the field of false memories. As a formal research paper, it must be completely focused on the empirical evidence pertaining to the topic. Refrain from discussing your personal opinions or experiences. You must use scholarly sources for your references; do not use a textbook, website, or popular press as a source. For more information on what a scholarly source is and how to find it, see the supplemental material provided in the Additional Resources folder.

 

The paper must include the following:

  • 12–14 pages of content (not including title page, abstract, and reference page)
  • Title, abstract and reference page
  • Current APA formatting throughout
  • At least 12 peer-reviewed journal articles
  • A discussion of the important limitations of the evidence (studies) presented
  • A discussion of conflicting evidence for any of the studies discussed

 

The organization (NOT FORMAT) of this paper must be as follows:

 

Title Page                   1 page

Abstract                     120–150 words

Introduction               1–2 paragraphs

Thesis statement: one sentence that states the focus of your paper

  1. Key Points (include 3–5 main points)
    1. Point 1
    2. Point 2
    3. Point 3
    4. Point 4
    5. Point 5

 

Body of Paper            8–10 pages

Topic sentence and supporting research for each of your key points. Use the same order as in the introduction.

  1. Research Concept/Finding
    1. Supporting evidence
    2. Connect to next concept/finding
  2. Research Concept/Finding
    1. Supporting evidence
    2. Connect to next concept/finding
  3. Research Concept/Finding
    1. Supporting evidence
    2. Connect to next concept/finding

 

Summary                   1–2 pages

Write a summary sentence that wraps up the concepts discussed in the paper.

  1. Summary sentence must be followed by clear statements that summarize each of the main concepts/findings discussed in the body.
    1. Summary of research Concept/Finding 1
    2. Summary of research Concept/Finding 2
    3. Summary of research Concept/Finding 3
    4. Summary of research Concept/Finding 4
    5. Summary of research Concept/Finding 5

 

Conclusion                 1 paragraph

Final thoughts in a paragraph

 

References                 At least 12 peer-reviewed journal articles