Download and use the “APA Style Paper Template” from the resources. You will complete this assignment by replacing all instructional and sample text with your own words. (An abstract is not required for this assignment.)
Remember, your briefing paper is for an interdisciplinary team, so it will be important to communicate in a manner that can understood by a those not trained in psychology. Plain language definitions of psychological terms used in the presentation should be included.
Enter a descriptive title of approximately 515 words. It should stir interest while maintaining professional decorum.
Professional Development for [enter the type of institutional context your presentation is designed for].
Course number and title.
Note: If this paper was written for an actual professional context, the entries under your name would be replaced by your job title, the name of your organization and your contact information.
Introduction: Briefly discuss in very general terms, how the three topics relate to each other and how they can be used to help people in your work context.
Topic sections: The briefing paper will have three sections, each dedicated to one of these topics:
Problem-Solving and Creativity.
Decision Making and Reasoning.
Human and Artificial Intelligence.
Within each section:
Briefly analyze the origins and evolution of each theory that you will reference in relation to this topic.
Explain how theories, principles, and evidence-based best practices related to the topic can be used to explain behavior and help people. Remember, these factors should be relevant to the context. For each of these:
Analyze how, and to what extent, neuroscience can provide explanation of relevant phenomena.
Analyze how affective manifestations may impact cognitive performance.
Analyze how theories and principles related to at least one of the topics in your paper apply to culturally diverse populations.
Explain ethical issues that might arise in connection to at least one of the topics.
Cite the APA Code of Ethics, or another code of ethics if it is more relevant to your area.
Conclusion: End with a succinct statement that sums up the utility of what you have presented.
References slide(s): Use current APA (6th edition) style and formatting guidelines.
Written communication: Should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA: Use current APA (6th edition) style and formatting guidelines.