Perform in-depth research on Gordon Allport and present his/her findings in an 8-10 page paper about value scales (excluding the title page, abstract, reference page, and Annotated Bibliography) which will address the following sections:
Your Final Paper should include the following:
Title page in APA format (Times New Roman, 12 font only)
The below areas are required subheadings that must be included within your paper.
Biography: A biography of the theorist (2-3 pages). The biography portion of the paper should be brief and relevant to the purpose of the paper.
Contributions: A detailed explanation of the theorist’s most important contribution to the field (what they are best known for) and description of their empirical research methodologies (2-3 pages).
Evaluation: A critical evaluation of the theory from industry professionals (what are the challenges, strengths, limitations of the theory in psychology today?) (2-3 pages).
Personal Response: A personal response to the theory written in 3rd person. Using the concepts contained within your chosen theory, evaluate how you see the components of this theory in your everyday life. This should not be a discussion of your personal life, but a selection of concepts applied to your life as you see them through the eyes/concepts of the theorist. What and how does each concept apply and is currently working in your life (1-2 pages)?
This is a formal paper (not a list of responses or bullet-points) in APA format (Times new Roman 12 font, 8-10 pages in length (not counting title page, abstract, reference page or Annotated Bibliography), the use of five or more references is required (other than the textbook and website), and it must reflect the use of course content and critical thinking.
You must include an APA formatted title page that includes:
You must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
You must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
You must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
You must use APA style as outlined in your approved APA style guide to document all sources.
You must include, on the final page, a reference list followed by an annotated bibliography that is completed according to APA style as outlined in your approved APA style guide.
Do NOT include quotes as they do not add to the critical analysis of the content.
Do NOT write in short (1-3 sentence) paragraphs.
Do NOT include bullet points or numbered items.
All images and tables belong in the Appendix section of the paper (after the Annotated Bibliography) and are not considered part of the body content.
Do include citations in your paragraphs.