1. Clearly defined and identified the general topic or issue and provided an appropriate context for reviewing the literature 2. Explained the criteria to be used in analyzing and comparing literature and the organization of the review. 1. Grouped psychological research/studies according to subtopics / themes 2. Summarized individual studies with appropriate amount of information 3. Integrated many different studies *DO NOT devote a paragraph or two to each article/source you review. INSTEAD organize by main points and themes citing all the sources that are relevant to that theme. 1. Summarized the major points 2. Summarized the key questions and/or controversies that remain and that warrant further research 1. Began on a new page titled “References” (centered at top) 2. Used APA format: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ 3. Included EVERY source cited in the paper 4. Included ONLY those sources cited in the paper (do not include those sources you have read but did not cite in the text of your paper) 5. Included ONLY those sources from Psychology Databases (Peer reviewed Psychology journal articles/scholarly work) *Do not include any sources from .com, books, regular magazines, newspaper articles, and any other sources not scholarly oriented.