Research article summary and class presentation 5. Research article summary and class presentation – 40 points (20 for summary, 20 for presentation). Find an article that interests you and was published in the last 5-7 years. It should be on a topic related to personality research, and related to what we are studying. Select from the journals of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Review and Journal of Personality (or any other scientific peer-reviewed psychology journal).
Summarize it. Summary length should be 2 ½ -3 ½ pages – not to exceed 5 pages (double spaced, 12 pt font, Times New Roman).
The summary should be organized this way:
–1 paragraph to describe the rationale (what is known about this issue and what the current research hopes to contribute);