Media Review Paper Purpose:
Throughout the semester, you have learned about several theories and practices of psychology across many different areas. This assignment will give you an opportunity to apply some of those major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings. In completing this assignment, you will hone your critical thinking skills, recognizing and applying psychological principles, and communicating your understanding of individual, community, and organizational life experiences to a general audience. There is a sample paper contained in the Contents of Week 2 that will help you understand what is expected. You may not do your paper on the same movie as the sample paper.
For this assignment, you will write a paper based on a film or book that you will explore through the application of psychological theory and research.Step 1:Select a film or book of interest. For example, you might select a movie or book in which the main character suffers from a psychological disorder or is merely trying to cope with the everyday stress of life. Be creative. For instance, choos