Human: Jealousy and Research Paper Assignment

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Introduction to Research Paper Assignment #1

For this assignment, you must use the articles we read in class to write the introduction to a research paper using the niche below:
Niche: Facebook and other social networking media are causing people to become increasingly narcissistic and self-involved

You must use a minimum of 3 of the following articles that we read in class: 1. Cyberpsychology Behavior and Social Networking 2. Does Facebook Bring Out the Green-Eyed Monster of Jealousy? 3. Friend Networking Sites and their Relationship to Adolescents’ Well-Being 4. The Truth about Lying in Online Dating Profiles
*Alternately, if you find an academic journal article on a similar topic that you would like to substitute for one of your 3 required articles, you may do so with teacher approval.*

Your introduction must include the following moves:

1. Establishing a research territory a. Show that the general research are is important, central, interesting, problematic, or relevant in some way b. Introduce and review items of previous research in the area

2. Establishing a niche c. Indicate a gap in the previous research or extend previous knowledge in some way

3. Occupying a niche d. Outline purposes or state the nature of present research e. List research questions or hypotheses f. Announce principal findings g. State the value of present research h. Indicate the structure of