Explore the American Psychological Association’s (APA) information on “What is Forensic Psychology” – Read this article: http://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/psn/2013/09/forensic-psychology.aspx (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Then, go to the right-hand side and choose two “magazine articles” (you’ll see 836 to pick from) to read and write a review. Your review for each article should address the following: In what field of study does this article fall? i.e. specific area of Forensics or Criminology? What is the author’s stated occupation or point-of-view? Or, where is the author coming from? What is the central theme of the article? Who is the primary target audience of this article? What is the author trying to convey to this target audience? Out of the central theme (#3), what are the chief point(s) of the article? What is the major finding or conclusion that the author reaches in this article? Who else could benefit from this article? Does the author advance a primary position in the article? What is it? What key understanding, insight or improvement has the author introduced in this article? What could or should this article lead to in terms of future research, other articles or author contact?