10 page (including abstract and references) written proposal.
A word document
that is typed, in APA Style (7th Edition), double-spaced, Times, Font 12, and
with 1 inch margins.
must include the following
literature review, what you plan to study, how does
it contribute to existing literature,
specific research question, general hypotheses)
(e.g., participants, design, materials, procedures/explain in detail [e.g., iat]
– what do participants do)
– expected results related to your design; include graph or table of results
(importance IV and DV)
or importance of your potential findings
(not need more than 4 or 5 references)
is no results/discussion section
but you must describe hypotheses and provide graph or table of predicted
Please ensure that the introduction, method, and results are
integrated into a coherent story.
refer to the readings below to:
K., Phills, C. E., Dovidio, J. F., & Steele, J. R. (2007). (Close) distance
makes the heart grow fonder: Improving implicit racial attitudes and
interracial interactions through approach behaviors. Journal of Personality
and Social Psychology, 92, 957–971.
C. E., Kawakami, K., Tabi, E., Nadolny, D., & Inzlicht, M. (2011). Mind the
gap: Increasing associations between the self and blacks with approach
behaviors. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 197–201.
Dessel, P., De Houwer, J., Gast, A., & Tucker Smith, C. (2015). Instruction-based
approach-avoidance effects: Changing stimulus evaluation via the mere
instruction to approach or avoid stimuli. Experimental Psychology, 62,