Read and follow these guidelines carefully!

( After you find the article that you are going to write about, please tell me what is it about because I have to show it to my professor for approval )

What is a News Reflection Paper?
You should find a current news article (published since August 2016) and analyze how the news event is related to specific concepts in psychology. In your paper, write approximately three double-spaced pages in which you do the following:

  1. 1) Specify the source information (title, author, newspaper or news magazine, date of publication) for your news article and summarize the content of the article;
  2. 2) Specify at least two fields of psychology that your article content falls into and explain why it relates to these fields. In your explanation, be sure to describe the nature of your two selected fields in general and also to use specific content from the new article.
  3. 3) Explain in detail how your news event connects to at least THREE distinct course concepts, theories, or research findings. Be sure that you make your connections to specific—rather than more general—course concepts. For example, conditioning is a general concept, operant conditioning is more specific, and negative reinforcement is even more specific. The more specific you make your course concept connections, the better. Also be sure to provide the page number from the text for the course concepts you use in your paper.
  4. 4) Explain why the topic you selected is interesting to you and important in general.

What is an Appropriate News Article?

Searching for Appropriate News Articles
An excellent online database to search for appropriate news articles is Newspaper Source Plus, which can

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