Prior to beginning work on this written assignment, be sure to carefully review the instructions for the Final Assignment, which is due at the end of Week Six. In preparation for that assignment, you will list the four required content domains you have chosen for the Integrative Literature Review and provide a minimum list of six resources you intend to use for each domain. For assistance with researching your resources, please view the Psychology Subject Guide in the Ashford University Library.
For the group of resources in each domain, evaluate the reliability, validity, and generalizability of the research findings and provide a rationale for including the group within the domain. These rationales should include descriptions of how the research findings will function together in the Integrative Literature Review.
Please use the format below for each of the four domains.
Name of the Domain: (e.g., Psychopharmacology)
List the complete references for each of the six resources. Format your reference list in alphabetical order according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
One to two paragraphs including the required information noted above.
The Resources for the Integrative Literature Review
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Studentâ€™s name
- Course name and number
- Instructorâ€™s name
- Date submitted
- Must use at least 24 scholarly sources, including a minimum of 20 from the Ashford University Library.
- Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.
For Week Two assignment, “you” choose your interest (Example, mental illness/stress in youth 12-15 yrs old. Domain 4- Social and Personality (includes the study of personality, emotion, motivation, gender, and culture. Explained how each factor relates to mental illness in youth 12-15 yrs of age) for week two’s assignment, and complete as the “final” paper, Capstone project. The “Capstone Project” is built from past classes assignments, as well as this class center on the “psychology theories”. The Capstone PSY 699 is the variety of assignments building upon the completion of the final paper for this class.
The students are to review the four psychology content domains (There are five pillars of domains)
Domain- 1: Biological (includes neuroscience, consciousness, and sensation)
Domain 2: Cognitive (includes the study of perception, cognition, memory, and intelligence)
Domain 3: Development (includes learning and conditioning, lifespan development, and language)
Domain 4: Social and Personality (includes the study of personality, emotion, motivation, gender, and culture)
Domain 5: Mental and Physical Health (includes abnormal psychology, therapy, and health psychology) and chosen from previous coursework in this program to assist with the instructions for the Final paper.
In the final paper, students will review the findings in the individual empirical articles, organize the research in a meaningful way, evaluate the reliability, validity, and generalizability of the research findings, and present an integrated synthesis of the research that sheds new light on the topics within and across the four domains.
Please be mindful; Week Two’s Assignment is a literature review. Therefore, provide a summary of each literature from per article, which a critique, and synthesizes on how it relates to “your” main chosen domain- Psychology topic in an integrated way, such that new frameworks and perspectives adding additional knowledge to the current field of psychology.