APPLYING PSYCHOLOGY TO MY LIFEOver the past three weeks you have been exposed to many concepts, theories and terms related to psychology. Now is the time to make personal application of some of the terms you have studied. This personal application of concepts learned is one of the things that makes psychology such an interesting area of study. Not all courses of study have such a direct application to our own lives. You will select four (4) of the following terms or concepts. You will read and research at least one scholarly sources and then identify, discuss and place each concept in proper context. After you have identified each concept you will then explain ways each concept can be applied to your own life with examples.  I hope you enjoy your research and the personal application.Please select four of the following concepts or theories.Social changes in life-span developmentMemoryPositive reinforcement, negative reinforcement and punishmentIssues related to gender or sexualityMotivation or emotionPersonalityHealth psychology, stress and coping strategiesPsychological Disorders and other Mental Health IssuesConcepts of interpersonal relationshipsYou are required to write at least 1000 words.   It should be about a page each on the 4 selections you made.  This paper is worth 20% of your grade.    Please use the APA format, cite and list at least one(1) sources. You are not required to include an abstract.APA 7th edition sample paper templateFollowing the link, click on to download the Student Sample paper. Use this as a template to format your paper correctly in APA per the 7th edition. PDF has more explanation. submit your paper click on the Applying Psychology to My Life Paper link under Week 3.  Then click on the View/Complete link at the bottom of the page.  Then attach your paper. Follow the directions below for a step-by-step process.Here are some websites that may be helpful to you:Psychology Information OnlineAllPsych OnlineAPA WebsitePsych CentralAssignment Requirements (Use as a checklist):Correct fontDouble-space paperMinimum of 1000  words.  No more than 1,200 wordsMinimum of one(1) cited sourceUse APA format and parenthetical citations right after cited material (See below)Make sure your name is on your paperWhat is a parenthetical citation right after the material you cited?It is when you place the source in parenthesis ( ) right after the sentence you cited instead of waiting until the end of the paper.  It helps the reader to know exactly what sentences and paragraphs are taken from particular sources.Example:  Place the author’s name and the source’s date of publication in parentheses immediately after the end of the cited material.Psychology is defined as the science of behavior and mental processes (Coon, p. 12)Families with no telephone service have difficulty accessing social services for which they are qualified (Benton Foundation, 1998, chap. 2, “Societal Priorities”). spell and grammar checkMake sure you indented paragraphs (5 spaces in)Balance – Each paragraph should be similar in lengthCiting Sources:Parenthetical (In-Text) CitationsA parenthetical (in-text) citation is when you place the source in parenthesis ( ) right after the sentence you cited instead of waiting until the end of the paper.  It helps the reader to know exactly what sentences and paragraphs are taken from particular sources.Place the author’s name and the source’s date of publication in parentheses immediately after the end of the cited material. If it is a direct quote, include the page number as well. For example: “Psychology is defined as the science of behavior and mental processes” (Coon, 2012 p. 12).If you have paraphrased the information then you do not need to include the page number. For example: Psychology is a scientific field that specifically studies both mental processes and the associated behaviors (Coon et al., 2012).Helpful TipsAlways use spell and grammar checkMake sure you indented the first line of a paragraph (10 spaces or half an inch in)Balance – Each paragraph should be similar in lengthReview the APA video and resource in Student Resources under Course HomeYou can send your paper to the Keiser Online Writing Lab (OWL) for review and to ask for help.A Quick Guide to Referencing SourcesBookAuthor, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.Example: Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. , American Psychological Association.Article or Chapter in an Edited BookAuthor, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pages of chapter).  Publisher.Example: O’Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men’s and women’s gender role journeys: A metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 107-123). Springer.Article from Library DatabaseAuthor, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number (issue number), pages.Example: Harlow, H. F. (1983). Fundamentals for preparing psychology journal articles. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 55(3), 893-896.Note – If the article can also be found in print you do no need to provide the database or online location.If there is a doi # that should also be given at the end of the reference.Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page range. doi:0000000/000000000000Example: Brownlie, D. (2007). Toward effective poster presentations: An annotated bibliography. European Journal of Marketing, 41(11/12), 1245-1283. doi:10.1108/03090560710821161Article in Online JournalAuthor, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number(issue number if available). Retrieved from, M. (2002). 10 tips on writing the living Web. A list apart: For people who make websites, 149. Retrieved from PageAuthor, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Retrieved fromhttp://webaddress.comExample: Cressia, L. L. (1997).  Copyright and fair use: Future of fair use. Retrieved from Page without AuthorBipolar disorder. National Institute of Mental Health. Retrieved from Lecture Notes or Presentation SlidesHallam, A. Duality in consumer theory [PDF document]. Retrieved from Lecture Notes Online Web site: ArticleAuthor, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. Retrieved from Parker-Pope, T. (2008, May 6). Psychiatry handbook linked to drug industry. The New York  Times. Retrieved fromhttp://www.nytimes.comGraphics, Audio, or Video FilesCBS News. (2006).  MLK Jr.’s legacy [Video]. Available fromhttp://www.cbsnews.comFor files without titles, use the file name [Graphic]. Retrieved from Encyclopedias or DictionariesFeminism. (n.d.). In Encyclopædia Britannica online. Retrieved from, A.  (2006, March 26). Parody is fair use! Retrieved from Video Blog #3 [Video file]. Retrieved from, Emails, or other Personal CommunicationNo personal communication is included in your reference list; instead, parenthetically cite the communicator’s name, the phrase “personal communication,” and the date of the communication in your main text only.(E. Robbins, personal communication, January 4, 2001).Example of how this would be presented as an in-text citation: E. Robbins also claimed that many of her students had difficulties with APA style (personal communication, January 4, 2001).Reference : Purdue Online Writing Lab. Retrieved from Few Other Helpful Websites on Referencing SourcesAPA Online – Electronic Resources: OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Keiser is a great resource! -They will read and help you edit your papers.APA Power Point Presentation under the Course Home heading of your Student ResourcesAPA Citation Guide: How to cite anything in APA Format – Bib Me Writing Lab at Purdue University: GridItem DescriptionPercentGradeFour concepts identified with a personal application (20 points each)80%APA-style in-text citations (at least three)10%APA-style references list at end of the paper10%Total100%There will be a 20-pt. penalty for writing less than 750 words on this assignment.There will be a 10-pt. penalty for each day the assignment is late.  It is due Sunday, by midnight, at the end of week 3.There will be a 100-pt. penalty for plagiarizing.  This means a 0.  If in doubt, cite, cite, cite.Last, but not least, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. “Looking for a Similar Assignment? 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