(Please please write this well and follow each instruction as my grade depends on it.)
This essay will require that you demonstrate familiarity with the process of psychological research (e.g., how does one go about investigating a hypothesis?) and the application of psychological theories to understanding everyday phenomena (e.g., what makes an advertisement appealing?).
Design a psychological experiment to investigate this claim:
“Reading classic literature (e.g., Dickens, Tolstoy, or Hemingway) improves one’s theory of mind, i.e., appreciation for the complexity of thoughts and feelings motivating behavior in the self and others.”