Instructions: The research assignment is to read a current (publication date 2018 or newer) research article and write a report that provides the:
(1) name of the journal,
(2) title of the article,
(3) publication date, and volume,
(4) names of the authors,
(5) the abstract,
(6) a short paragraph that discusses how the article fits into one of the chapters in the Halpern text (This paragraph might indicate what section of the chapter is most relevant or if this fills a missing gap.) and
(7) a short paragraph that discusses, in your own words, why (not if) you would or would not recommend this article to another student taking critical thinking in psychology.
Here is a partial list of journals that contain relevant articles: Language & Cognition, Brain & Language, Cognitive Neuropsychology, Cognitive Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, Journal of Experimental Psychology:
Learning Memory, & Cognition, Journal of Memory and Language, Memory & Cognition, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Science, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. You will earn full credit for this assignment if your report includes all seven elements.
Required Textbook: Halpern, Diane (2014) Thought and Knowledge: An Introduction to Critical Thinking, 5th Edition. Psychology Press.