Lesson 4 Overview In this lesson, you must write an essay on the topic of conditioning, memory, or motivation and emotion. 4.1 Write an essay about conditioning, memory, or motivation and emotion SSC130: Essay READING ASSIGNMENT Your project must be submitted as a Word document (.docx, .doc). Your project will be individually graded by your instructor and therefore may take up to five to seven days to grade. Be sure that each of your files contains the following information: Your name Your student ID number The exam number Your email address. To successfully complete this course, you must write a research essay based on information found in your textbook, Psychology and Your Life, by Robert S. Feldman, and three outside sources. You’ll choose one of the three topics below and write an essay of six complete paragraphs for or against the question being asked. After presenting both sides of the debate, you’ll make three claims to support your thesis and convince the reader why your opinion is correct. Topics 1. Media Violence: Does media violence cause violent behavior? 2. Eyewitness Testimony: Is eyewitness testimony reliable in the court of law? 3. The Opioid Epidemic: Are doctors who overprescribe narcotic pain medication causing the opioid epidemic? Note: You’re to select only one topic for your paper. Process Copyright Penn Foster, Inc. 2019 Page 2 Course Version: 2 Your essay must include the following: 1. A title page 2. Introduction paragraph and thesis statement 3. Topic background paragraph that presents both sides of the debate 4. Body consisting of three claim paragraphs and supporting evidence 5. Conclusion paragraph 6. APA style reference page.