For your assignment you need to write a literature review on a psychology topic of your choosing. You'll be discovering and exploring many sources to help you fully understand what psychology scholars and experts are saying about your topic in the published literature.
The goals of a literature review are different from a research paper. The American Psychological Association tells us that the goals of a literature review are (American Psychological Association, 2009):
Your teacher is giving you the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the evidence, methods, and modes of discourse in the literature about your topic so that you can discuss your topic from an informed perspective.
The two sources below can help you get started with your literature review: