Possible avenues of discussion are: Do the guidelines need to be revised, if yes, how and why?
Should certain species of nonhuman animals be excluded from psychological science research?
APA Citizen Psychologists™ serve as leaders in their various communities, who, through prolonged engagement in significant activities, contribute to improving the lives of all.
The APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) is pleased to announce the winners for the 2017 APA TOPSS Competition for High School Psychology Students. The 2017 competition question asked students to submit an essay on the topic “An Aging World”.
Note: Students may model their study on previous research but should not simply replicate a previous study.
Students should appropriately cite this previous research in the description of their hypothetical study and highlight how their proposed research study is unique.
The 2016 competition question asked students to submit an essay on racial bias, including the cognitive and social factors that contribute to the problem.
Students were to address how implicit bias has informed our understanding of racial biases.
In addition, each essay was required to use existing psychological research to examine how this problem specifically impacts the criminal justice system.
The 2015 competition question asked students to submit an essay exploring the neurological, cognitive and social implications of substance abuse.