In lieu of a final exam, you will be asked to write a brief, 3-5 page paper uplo

In lieu of a final exam, you will be asked to write a brief, 3-5 page paper upload to Canvas as a PDF or MS Word Doc via the “Final Paper” assignment link). This paper will provide you with an opportunity to apply some of the concepts you have learned to the “real world.” Please choose from one of the following options:
1. Movie Summary Examine a film of your choosing that features some aspect of cognitive psychology. Summarize the film and discuss whether its depiction of various aspects of cognition match what you would expect based on laboratory research. Include 2 references from the textbook (with page numbers) and at least two additional references from research published in scientific journals.
2. Advertising campaign Devise an advertising campaign that would both make your product memorable, and increase the chances that it was selected over competing brands. Use insights from laboratory research to support the efficacy of your campaign. Include 2 references from the textbook (with page numbers) and at least two additional references from research published in scientific journals.
3. Decision Making Discuss whether research on decision making can be applied to everyday decisions like what movie to watch, car to buy, soft drink to drink, etc. Again, use insights from laboratory research to corroborate your claims. Include 2 references from the textbook (with page numbers) and at least two additional references from research published in scientific journals.
4. Eyewitness Testimony Examine a recent court case in light of research on eyewitness testimony. Were the procedures used by the police/prosecutors likely to produce accurate testimony from the witness? How might this have influenced the outcome of the trial? Include 2 references from the textbook (with page numbers) and at least two additional references from research published in scientific journals.
5. Memory/Mind Training Game Develop a board game, video game, or app that is designed to help the user either learn something, acquire a particular skill, or enhance their memory in some way. Write a paper explaining the purpose of the game/app, how it works, and most importantly, discuss the particular research findings in the domain of cognitive psychology that corroborate the effectiveness of your design. Include 2 references from the textbook (with page numbers) and at least two additional references from research published in scientific journals.

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