Psychology Article Summary- Guidelines
You are responsible for finding, summarizing, and giving feedback on two articles that are related to what we are studying this term in our Psychology class. The following are you expectations for the assignment:
The articles that you find must be less than 15 years old. The article must discuss the issues surrounding a topic of related to Human Growth and Development and cannot simply be an account of a news story. The summaries and feedback must both be in paragraph form Copies of both articles must be submitted with the assignment A separate reference page must be submitted with the assignment outlining the sources of the articles Five (5) extra points per article will be granted if an additional article is cited that gives an opposing view of that discussed in the article that you summarize. You would only need to briefly stated what the opposing view is and list the source of the opposing article on your reference sheet. The article summaries must be typed, printed, and turned in on the date given by your instructor.
Name of article Source Date Author and who the author is (news reporter, researcher, etc.) What the article talked about What do you think was the purpose of the article? o Inform? o Present research? o Making an argument? o Something else? Any conclusions made in the article
Is this topic important to the field of Psychology? Why? Do you think that the article gave enough information about the topic? What additional information do you think would have been helpful for the article to be more informative? Do you agree with the results of the research or the conclusions suggested by the article? Why or why not? Do you think that the article was a trustworthy source of information? Why or why not? What are some questions (at least two) that personally come to mind after reading the