Select ANY topic in Psychology that you would like to investigate further.  You should cover a topic beyond what has been covered in class.  You will be writing a 3 to 5 page paper on the topic of your selection, meeting the requirements below:

Topic must relate to Psychology
If the topic is not on the list below, it should be approved.
Length 3 to 5 typed, double-spaced pages with one inch margins and 12 point font (excluding the title page and reference page)
APA style must be used, use the library’s LibGuide to assist you.
An Abstract IS NOT required.
2 peer-reviewed resources (that is, the authors can be listed and recognized as qualified) Additional resources in addition to these are allowed.
All papers must be turned in on Canvas by May 2nd, 2021.
The paper is worth 80 points.  The Information Literacy Quiz (worth 20 points) and the paper (worth 80 points) comprise 10% of your final grade.


The Brain:  Advancements in the last decade

Moral Development

Gender in the Media


Perception and Bias

Pain Management

Phantom Limb

Behavioral Therapy for children with autism

False Memories

Positive Psychology


Violence and Aggression

Conflict and conflict resolution


Love and Attraction

In depth look at theorists in Personality:  Freud, Jung, Horney, Rogers, Maslow, etc.

In depth look at disorders, for example, Autism, Dissociative Identity Disorder Controversy, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, etc.

and many more!  Be creative!  In fact, you can cover Creativity!  Art Therapy, Music and Music Therapy. Select a topic that inspires you!