TOPIC: BEHAVIORAL GENETICS
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY PLEASE
Follow the directions below to submit an approximately 1.5 page Microsoft Word document (i.e., you should continue writing on the second page but do not continue onto a third page). Double-space (no extra spacing between lines), use Times New Roman size 12 font, and 1" margins. Begin your paper with a page number (top right) and then a heading centered in bold that describes your paper topic.
For the sake of space, within your paper please donotuse additional headings because they take up a lot of space and don't necessarily demonstrate your understanding of the connections you're making. Instead, write complete sentences to transition the reader from one point to the next.
Be sure that your central purpose or argument is readily apparent to the reader and think critically about your chosen topic and purpose before you start writing.
Papers should be clear, precise, well-reasoned, and insightful. Main points should clarify key concepts effectively and be well developed with high quality evidence/support. Please demonstrate that you understand the complexity of your chosen topic and arguments.
Use third-person writing (i.e.,no "I" or "you") throughout Part I of your paper.For example, instead of saying, "I think social-emotional development is interesting and important", remove the "I" and save space.Begin with the thought/content that explains why/how it's interesting and important.
Begin the paper with what you learned about that topic .Using third-person writing, explain the topic and how/why that topic is interesting and important within the field of child psychology.Be sure to effectively communicate your understanding of the topic.Include as much content (i.e., information and explanation) as possible to demonstrate your understanding of the topic. Be clear and concise so you can include a maximum amount of content in these short papers.
- Any material included in adirect quotation willnotcounttowards your grade;you must paraphrase all content by putting it in your own words and citing the source.
Throughout your paper, all information that is not common knowledge must be cited,including thetextbook.
- Use APA 7th Edition formatting for in-text citations; more information