This essay focuses on APPLYING PSYCHOLOGY TO MY LIFE.Over the past three weeks, you have been exposed to many concepts, theories, and terms related to psychology. Now is the time to make a personal application of some of the terms you have studied.
Due Sunday by midnight of Week 3.
Over the past three weeks, you have been exposed to many concepts, theories, and terms related to psychology. Now is the time to make a personal application of some of the terms you have studied.
This personal application of concepts learned is one of the things that makes psychology such an interesting area of study. Not all courses of study have such a direct application to our own lives. You will select four (4) of the following terms or concepts. You will read and research at least three scholarly sources and then identify, discuss, and place each concept in the proper context.
I hope you enjoy your research and the personal application.
Please select four of the following concepts or theories.
1.Firstly, social changes in life-span development
3. Thirdly, positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement and punishment
4. Further, issues related to gender and sexuality
5. Further, motivation and emotion
7. Health psychology, stress and coping strategies
8. Psychological Disorders and other Mental Health Issues
9. Concepts of interpersonal relationships
This paper is worth 20% of your grade. Please use the APA format, cite and list at least three (3) sources. You are not required to include an abstract. There are APA sample papers in the OWL and a sample paper in the Getting Started area. To submit your paper click on the Applying Psychology to My Life Paper link under Week 3.
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APA 7th edition sample paper template
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Assignment Requirements (Use as a checklist):
Firstly, use a 12 pt Arial or Times New Roman Font
Secondly, double-space paper
Thirdly, minimum of 750 words. No more than 1,000 words
Further, minimum of three (3) cited sources
· Use APA format and parenthetical citations (see below)
· Make sure your name is on your paper