Interact with the Forensic Psychology learning object located in the left navigation bar for this week and ensure you have finished the reading and reviewed any relevant Instructor Guidance prior to completing this discussion. Doing so will introduce you to topics in the field of forensic psychology that may provide some direction for your Library search and assist you in finding relevant research around those topics.
Visit the Ashford University Library. Find a research study related to forensic psychology. For assistance in finding research, please visit the Psychology Research Guide page in the Ashford University Library. Summarize the study in your initial post. In addition:
- Clearly identify the topic, the research questions, and why the study is of interest to you.
- Summarize the results of the research. Was the hypothesis supported or not? Were the research questions answered?
- Identify ethical considerations the researchers had to consider.
- Explain how this research impacts real-world forensic psychology. In other words, what is the practical application as you see it?
Your initial post must be a minimum of 200 words and you must utilize at least one scholarly source (e.g., the course textbook, a peer-reviewed article from the Ashford University Library, or a professional web source) that is cited according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. For further assistance in researching scholarly sources, please access the
tutorials on the Ashford University Library website.