Literature Review: (500 points). This is a major written undertaking. Generally, a literature review is used to introduce a particular research project. It provides the theoretical and methodological basis for the research as well as a critique of previous studies that explains the need for the current project (e.g., extending norms, applying theory to a different population, etc.). Using the topic you chose for your presentation you will provide a comprehensive (not exhaustive) review of the extant literature with an eye toward the quality, quantity, and applicability of the research. Your job is to lay out the previous research in such a way that the reader understands the topic, can see where the research strengths and limitations are, and can ultimately see where the next stage in the research should go. This is not an annotated bibliography, so merely listing findings of previous research is not acceptable. You need to present the information in a narrative form using elements of scientific writing. Scoring will utilize the following format: 100 points: Depth of research – Do not omit studies with significant findings (using only peer reviewed journals) 100 points: Breadth of research – Include studies that may indicate generalizability 100 points: Critical thinking – your ability to explain why the literature is adequate/inadequate, applicable/narrow, how it may direct future research etc. 100 points: APA format. You should have an APA manual, use it as I will when grading 100 points: Writing. Syntax, grammar, spelling and the general ability to express your ideas in a clear, and intelligent manner… While this is only 100 points, you will not likely score in the other areas if the writing is incomprehensible. THERE IS NO FORMAL PAGE LIMIT: A literature review can be as few as 10 pages or as many as 50… it depends on how long it takes you to accomplish the goals of the paper. However, you should look at published literature to get an idea of how the information is presented This paper will be on an a specific research article that I will provide to you.