Essentials of psychology research paper | psychology


To successfully complete this course, you must write a research essay based on information found in your textbook, Psychology and Your Life, by Robert S. Feldman, and three outside sources. You’ll choose one of the three topics below and write an essay of six complete paragraphs for or against the question being asked. After presenting both sides of the debate, you’ll make three claims to support your thesis and convince the reader why your opinion is correct. 


1. Media Violence: Does media violence cause violent behavior? 

2. Eyewitness Testimony: Is eyewitness testimony reliable in the court of law? 

3. The Opioid Epidemic: Are doctors who over prescribe narcotic pain medication causing the opioid epidemic? 

Note: You’re to select only one topic for your paper. 

Your essay must include the following:  Introduction paragraph and thesis statement  Topic background paragraph that presents both sides of the debate  Body consisting of three claim paragraphs and supporting evidence. Conclusion paragraph 

 APA style reference page  In-text citations and the reference page must be in APA style. On this page list websites, journals, and all other references used in preparing the submission. Also include in-text citations