Visit websites such as Science News Daily, Psychology Today, Scientific American Mind

Visit websites such as Science News Daily, Psychology Today, Scientific American Mind, or mental health pages on other mainstream media sites (e.g., NBC, CNN, NPR, etc.) then chose one article that you find interesting. Once you’ve selected an article, answer the following questions about the article: (((IT DOESNT HAVE TO BE 2 PAGES OR HAVE A NUMBER REQUIREMENT. JUST BE COMPLETE FULL SENTENCES)))
1. Is this article reporting on peer-reviewed research or on a “hot” topic that may be less accepted scientifically?
2. What did the author use to write the story? (e.g., interview with the researcher, quoting original source, copy form other media source, etc.)
3. What are the major claims/assertion made by the article?
4. How did the author(s) back up their claims?
1. Did the article use intuition to support a theory or behavior? If so, how?
2 Did the article use appeals to authority? If so, how?
3. What scientific evidence did the author(s) present?
5. Does the information presented represent basic or applied research? What characteristics make it basic or applied?
6.What additional information should they have included in the article to support their claims?
7. Did they address alternative explanations for their findings? What are some alternative explanations for their findings that you can think of?