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PSYC 2301: Article Critique Assignment: Home

This guide will help you find a scientific, peer-reviewed article in the discipline of psychology

Assignment Instructions

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Write a 3-4 page college-level paper in APA format, in which you analyze one scientific, peer reviewed article in the discipline of psychology and discuss how the results of the study may benefit the surrounding community and/or society as a whole.


  • Article topics must be selected from topics within the discipline of psychology.
  • Anything from Chapters 1-15 of your textbook.


The journal article...

  • must be current (no earlier than January, 2008 or as specified by professor)
  • must come from professional, scientific journals.
  • must be a research article (MUST HAVE SECTIONS LABELED "METHODS", "RESULTS" & "DISCUSSION")


  • You must use APA format. The format directions can be found on the website above.
  • APA format requirements include a cover page, reference page, in-text citations, etc. (*you do not need an abstract page for this paper. | North Library: 281-459-7116 | Central Library: 281-476-1850 | South Library: 281-998-6150 ext. 3306