Maslow’s hierarchy (in terms of psychology emotions and motivation)
Class: PSY432 Psychology of Motivation and Emotion
Term Paper: Literature Review (150 points): You will complete an original theoretical paper addressing one area of motivation or emotion. The term paper is to be 6 pages in length (minimum, NOT including title page, abstract, or references, with all text double-spaced and in 12-point Times New Roman font maximum with 1″ margins). You may use up to three articles from the Current Directions textbook (ISBN: 9780205680115) but these articles should be closely related. You must have a minimum of 5 references for this paper and references must be scholarly references (use library website to find these articles). This paper is to be written in American Psychological Association 6th Edition Format, and is to include:
a) A title page with name, affiliation and running head;
b) An abstract in which you summarize the entire paper in one to two paragraphs;
c) An introductory paragraph in which you will introduce the topic of interest at the macro-level;
d) Seven to ten well-developed paragraphs in which you present the body of your paper;
e) One to three summary paragraphs where you summarize the findings of your paper;
f) One to three “practical implications” paragraphs in which you describe the importance
of this research for the field of psychology as well as for the improvement of humans in
g) One or more “directions for future research” paragraphs, and
h) A reference page in APA format in which you include ALL of the articles that you’ve
used in your paper.
Literature Review PowerPoint (56 points):
Upon completion of the Term Paper, you will develop a PowerPoint presentation summarizing your literature review. The presentation should include slides that address key findings from your paper and any conclusions you made from the review. The presentations will be posted in a special class discussion thread so that all students may view the presentations and provide feedback.