PSY3300 WK5 South University Online Personality Perspective Term Paper

Term Paper

For this assignment, you will refer to Week 3 Project, where you developed an Annotated Bibliography of research on two personality perspectives.

Step 1: Write a 12- to 14-page double-spaced term paper (not including the title and reference pages). You will pick one of the two personality perspectives for which you developed an Annotated Bibliography in Week 3 Project and write your paper on that perspective.

Click here to download the Week 5 Project Term Paper Template.

Step 2: You will also need to find 3 additional scholarly articles on your chosen personality perspective.

Please refer back to the assignment instructions for Week 3 Project for details on the type of articles to select.

Step 3: When developing your paper use the following competencies as a guide:

  • Identify, understand, and discuss the major theories of personality.
  • Compare and contrast the major theories of personality.
  • Discuss the major principles associated with personality theory.
  • Understand the historical context of personality theory development.
  • Discuss personality theory with regard to current trends.
  • Discuss the connection between historical and current trends in personality theory.
  • Evaluate the development of personality across the lifespan.
  • Analyze personality theory in the context of gender and environmental influences.

Step 4: Organize your paper to include these main sections:

  • Title page
  • Abstract (not more than 250 words)
  • Introduction
  • Literature review
  • Conclusion
  • Reference page(s)