1. Title Page: research question, running head, page number, title (your research question), your name, professor’s name, class and date of submission
a. Research Question Facts. The research question is the blueprint of a research paper. Find a topic that interests you in the field of psychology. For example: stress. Then decide what you want to learn about that topic. For example: “Does the amount of stress experienced by a college student influence drinking behavior?” Notice this paper is not going to be about everything you always wanted to know about stress. Rather you will be looking at studies designed to explore stress, the college aged student and drinking behavior.
2. Annotated bibliography. 3 (in 100 level courses) or 4 (in 200 level courses) peer reviewed, empirical articles. Read