You will likely need to supplement your literature review with additional materials (i.e., other journal articles on your topic).
This assignment also provides you an opportunity to continue mastering your use of the American Psychological Association (APA) publication guidelines for proper citation of sources.
Writing in psychology is similar to other forms of scientific writing in that organization, clarity, and concision are important.
The Psychology Department at UNC has a strong research emphasis, so many of your assignments will focus on synthesizing and critically evaluating research, connecting your course material with current research literature, and designing and carrying out your own studies.
Remember, reaction papers require more than a simple summary of what you have read.
To successfully complete this assignment, you should carefully read the article.
Basic outline for the literature review: as they have already been completed. Overall, what can you say is known about this topic? Is there general agreement among the authors of these journal articles?
Based on your research into the current literature about your topic, what is known about this topic? If there is disagreement, what were some possible reasons for this?
Check with your instructor to determine which articles are appropriate.
This assignment involves using published research to provide an overview of and argument about a topic.