This is a review of the literature accurately describing and critically assessing psychological work, as well as contextualizing the topic in various ways including:
Description of how the psychologist/experiment/artifact was influenced by social, political, economic, cultural conditions during the period in which they lived or during the period it was produced(focus on distinctive factors
during the period)
•Description of how the psychologist/experiment/artifact was influenced by the social/structural features of the discipline (psychology) during the period they were trained and worked as a psychologist/experimenter(or during
the period the artifact was produced).
•Analysis of the ways in which the psychologist/experiment/artifact
had an impact on the social/cultural world
•Analysis of the ways in which the psychologist/experiment
/artifact had an impact on the psychology (both Big-P and little-p psychology**).
This paper should be designed to educate peers about contextual factors influencing the work of a particular psychologist/experiment/artifact and the broader impact of that work.
Please discuss the context shaping the study as well as a detailed account of the study and its impact should be the focus of this paper, though you will of course need to describe influences on the experimenter(s) who selected
that research topic.