PSY-260 Topic 1 Media Claims Versus Empirical Facts Assignment

 

Complete the attached chart, “Media Claims,” by identifying five media claims and scientific facts that support and refute your media claim statements.

Cite the scholarly, peer reviewed sources from which the scientific facts were obtained using in-text citations formatted according to APA.

Include a full reference page at the end of your document following proper APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

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PSY-260: Introduction to Psychological Research and Ethics

Topic 1: Media Claims versus Empirical Facts

 

Instructions:

  1. Complete the chart below by identifying five media claims and scientific facts that support and refutes your media claim statements.
  2. Cite the scholarly, peer reviewed sources from which the scientific facts were obtained using in-text citations formatted according to APA. Include a full reference page at the end of your document following proper APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

 

 Media Claim

Scientific Fact to Support Claim

Scientific Fact to Oppose Claim

Example: Consuming too much social media can negatively impact our well-being.

Greater exposure to social media is linked to lower levels of self-esteem (Vogel, 2014).

For personal health, social media can provide patients with tools for empowerment and engagement with others. (Househ, Borycki, & Kushniruk, 2014).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course: PSY-260 Introduction to Psychological Research and Ethics
School: Grand Canyon University

 

  • 02/05/2021
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