Midterm Paper Each student must select one topic given in class or from the textbook chapters 1-7. For this paper (8 pages), you may speak in the first person since it is a reflection of the topic you choose. The paper will address each of the following:
1. Your experience with the chosen psychological theory, theme or system you choose and why are you interested in this topic? How has this topic shape you or the society you live in? How do you view the world because of this topic?
2. If you had the chance to change something in society, what would it be and how the topic you are choosing could contribute to that?
1- An introduction to the topic (background information, history, current context)
2- Using a psychological perspective or topic, identify, discuss/analyze the relationship between the theory you present and your (or somebody you know or public figure) life events, so far. Begin with a description of the notion, followed by a discussion regarding the way that it affects the psychological process. Provide examples of how the relationship between the concepts you use have been reflected in your personal and professional life and integrate the language used by psychologists to study and understand our psychological world.
1- Introduction (i.e., topic, thesis, background information, history, current context)
2- Describe the assumptions (i.e., beliefs and expectations) of society about the topic
3- Describe the strengths and limitations of your topic
4- Construct an argument regarding the topic, why this topic is important (for instance, prevalence of issue, statistics, who/what does it impact, etc.)
5- Provide a critique or analysis on the topic
All papers should demonstrate accurate citation of references (both text and Internet) in the style of the American Psychological Association (latest APA format edition).
BOOK LINK https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology-2e
8 pages total