The Final Research Paper provides the opportunity for you to demonstrate your ability to apply the concepts and methods covered throughout the course. You are required to utilize the Internet and the University Virtual Library and online or hard copy sources to access current evidence-based research to support your analysis for this project. A minimum of 10 current research references are required. Make sure to cite your work according to APA format.
This assignment must be typed, double-spaced, in APA style, and must be written at graduate level English.
The paper should be 10-12 pages plus a title and reference page.
Choose a contemporary issue relevant to psychological health and wellness. This can be a global issue, a societal issue, an issue relevant to culture and diversity, a mental health issue, or any issue in today’s world that affects the foundation of human existence.
– Research the history of this issue from ancient philosophical and psychological thought to current philosophical and psychological thought.
– Discuss why the issue you chose is important to you and how you might utilize your research findings to enhance your own life as well as the lives of others, both personally and professionally.
Examine the roots, theories, and relevance of major trends in modern psychology
Explore the evolution of ideas within philosophy and psychology
Examine the ways in which worldviews (religious, political, moral, and psychological) shape psychological frameworks
Demonstrate an understanding of the history of psychology as it relates to the natural sciences, social sciences, and applied disciplines
Explore the evolution of methods of research and inquiry
Examine the evolution of systematic biases and the roles of major individuals and cultural influences in shaping modern psychology
Evaluate the ethical views of psychologists and other scholars across history Demonstrate ethical behavior in the use of technology