Your first Assignment for History of Psychology will assess your understanding of the material you have learned in the first four units. You will be required to consider how philosophy (Chapter 2) and physiology (Chapter 3) have influenced early psychological thought (Chapters 4–7) . You will pick 1 philosopher (from Chapter 2 of your text book) and one physiologist (from Chapter 3 of your text book) and outline their major contributions to their field. Next, you will discuss how philosophy and physiology influenced the work of the early psychologists, proving specific examples of how your chosen philosopher and physiologist might have influenced the work of one of the early psychologists (from Chapters 4–7). Please see the grading rubric in the course Syllabus for further guidance.
Requirements for this Assignment:
Your paper should include a title page, introduction with thesis statement and conclusion. Below is a link to help you with your introduction and conclusion:
Your paper should be 2–3 pages, not including the title page or reference page.
Your paper should include a reference to the textbook. APA formatting and in-text citations must be used for each source referenced. When referencing the Readings, be sure to use APA guidelines. Information regarding APA formatting and citation can be found in the Writing Center and should be reviewed thoroughly. Below is a link to the document:https://kucampus.kaplan.edu/MyStudies/AcademicSupportCenter/WritingCenter/WritingReferenceLibrary/ResearchCitationAndPlagiarism/CommonCitationsInAPAformat.aspx
Your paper should use Standard American English including correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and complete sentences and paragraphs. Your paper should be free of typographical errors.
Your paper should include a highly developed viewpoint and purpose.
Your paper should demonstrate superior organization. Communication should be highly ordered, logical, and unified.
You should follow these guidelines for your paper:
- Title Page
- Main body of the paper 2 to 3 pages
- Reference page
- Correct APA formatting for in-paper citations
- Standard margins: 1″ on all sides
- Standard 12-point font size
- Standard double-spacing: average of 22 lines per page, and between 20 and 24 lines per page
- Text is left-justified