Psychology Writing Assignment

You will select a psychologist (Skinner or Freud ) and conduct a brief investigation of their work. You will produce a two-page written document with a corresponding reference section (three pages total) summarizing the psychologist’s major contribution(s) to the field of psychology, their influence on modern-day psychology, and your opinion on the significance of their work.

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You will select a psychologist (Skinner or Freud ) and conduct a brief investigation of their work. You will produce a two-page written document with a corresponding reference section (three pages total) summarizing the psychologist’s major contribution(s) to the field of psychology, their influence on modern-day psychology, and your opinion on the significance of their work.

Step 1: Read the other file, “Heyduk and Fenigstein (1984)”, twice if necessary.

Step 2: Conduct a brief literature search and find at least three sources that discuss contributions of your chosen psychologist. Use these citations to support your discussion of the psychologist’s work (i.e., include them throughout).

Step 3: Draft a two-page word-document (double spaced, 12-pointfont, Times New Roman) with an introduction of the psychologist you choose (3-4 sentences). In the body (8-10 sentences), briefly discuss some of their contributions (using sources as support)and their influence on modern day psychology. Write a brief conclusion (2-3 sentences) that summarizes your opinion of the significance of their work.

Step 4: Include a reference section with at least 4 citations in APA format (i.e., Heyduk & Fenigstein, 1984; and three others). And include a link to all of the sources used.