Summary of a Professional Journal Article
Select and read an article from professional journals. Although psychology journals are preferred, you may read an article published in medical/psychiatric, nursing, social work or family therapy journal as long as the article addresses a life span issue. Summarize the main points of the article and what you learned from reading it. Use the following structure or organization when preparing your paper: 1) What did you think about the topic/issue before you read the article 2) Summary of the study 3) How your thinking changed after reading the article When summarizing the article please indicate: 1) Who did the research (the authors) 2) Who were studies (the research population/ sample) 3) Why did the author(s) examine the topic/issue 4) What was discovered or concluded You may disregard any specific examples, statistics, or technical language when summarizing the article. *ON A PERSONAL NOTE, I TAKE PLAGIARISM VERY SEROUS AND WILL NOT TOLERATE IT!! YOU WILL RECEIVE A “0” IF YOU PLAGIARIZE. PLEASE DO NOT PLAGIARIZE!!
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