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PSYC 2301 | Article Critique Assignment

Write a 2-3 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.

​Use the Locating Scholarly Articles tab on the left for help locating your scholarly article for this assignment.

The journal article...

  • must be current (no earlier than January 2008 or as specified by professor)
  • must come from professional, scientific journals. Click on the What is a Scholarly Article? tab to the left for a discussion of what makes an article scholarly.
  • must be a research article (MUST HAVE SECTIONS LABELED "METHODS", "RESULTS" & "DISCUSSION")


  • You must use APA format. Click the APA Citation tab on the left for help with APA format.
  • 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