For this assignment, you will find and analyze an example of popular press coverage of psychological research. You will find examples of psychological claims in advertising, magazines, the newspaper, or the Internet.
The popular source you choose has to include a psychological claim, and discuss it in some detail.
This assignment addresses the most fundamental goal of this class—becoming a better consumer of information.
Please see the attached document “From Journal to Journalism: Analyzing Popular Descriptions of Psychology or Psychological Research” under the assignment tab for the detailed information on this assignment.
This assignment uses a scoring guide. Please review the scoring guide prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.