PSY-260: Introduction to Psychological Research and Ethics Topic 1: Media Claims versus Empirical Facts

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 refute 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).

References

Househ, M., Borycki, E., & Kushniruk, A. (2014). Empowering patients through social
media: The benefits and challenges.
Health Informatics Journal,
20(1), 50–58. doi: 10.1177/1460458213476969

Vogel, E. A., Rose, J. P., Roberts, L. R., & Eckles, K. (2014). Social comparison, social media, and self-esteem.
Psychology of Popular Media Culture,
3(4), 206–222.

Research Methods in Psychology, 2e © W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

By Beth Morling

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