Welcome to the course guide for HON151: Honors General Psychology with Dr. Seibert. In this library session, you will learn how to find scholarly research articles using the library's psychology databases.
Instructions from Dr. Seibert:
Choose one of the myths from the list below.
Most people use only 10% of their brain power.
Some people are left-brained, others are right-brained.
Human memory works like a tape recorder or video camera, and accurately records the events we've experienced.
Most people with amnesia forget all details of their earlier lives.
Students learn best when teaching styles are matched to their learning styles.
Briefly explain the myth.
Find two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles that refute the myth.
Read the articles and, in your own words, explain how/why the research evidence presented in the articles refutes the myth.
Note that you do not need to summarize the entire article. Instead, focus on summarizing the information from the aricle that is most relevant for refuting the myth.
Students may also their textbooks as sources to refute the myth (in addition to the two journal articles).
Include in-text citations and a reference page.
The paper should be approximately three-four pages, typed and double-spaced. Submit Mythbusting Paper #1 to the Assignment Folder on D2L by 11:59pm on Wednesday, September 23rd. Late papers will not be accepted.