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PSY 1010, General Psychology, Article Critique for Unit II
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Unit II Article Critique

Is genetic testing right for you and your family?

Recent advancements within scientific research have spurred controversy over the topic of genetic testing, especially with newborns. Although scientists can now identify certain DNA markers that reveal an increased propensity for various diseases and disorders, numerous moral dilemmas quickly emerge. How will predicting future events impact the present?

 

Would knowing that your child is most likely going to develop Alzheimer’s disease change the way that you raise him or her? Should someone help you understand the implications if you are told that your child is most likely going to be autistic? What impact will these “potential” results have on your child’s healthcare? Could genetic testing force your child to be plagued with unnecessary stigmas?

 

Read the article by Pollack (2010) and write a two-page critique examining why so much controversy surrounds genetic

testing today. Do you agree or disagree with the author’s stance on this topic?

Pollack, H. (2010). Put to the test: As genetic screening gets cheaper and easier, it’s raising questions that health-care providers aren’t prepared to answer. The American Prospect, 21(9), 21-24. Retrieved from Opposing Viewpoints in Context database.

 

Tips for writing your Article Critique:

 Introduction – This is meant to give a concise overview of the article being discussed and is usually one paragraph in length.

 Summary – This contains the summary of the article that gives the general argument(s) and overview of the featured author.

 Critique – In this portion of the paper, you should provide a critique/opinion of the article. You should state whether you agree or disagree with the issues that were posed. Furthermore, you should also discuss why you PSY 1010, General Psychology 3 agree or disagree with the author’s viewpoint(s). Do not forget to discuss the importance of this article to the field of psychology.

 Conclusion – This summarizes your final thoughts for the featured topic.

 

Note: Do not forget to double space your response and use Times New Roman 12 pt. font. This written assignment should have a cover page, two full pages of content in which you organize the four sections of the article critique based on the guidelines as listed above, and a references page. You are required to utilize the textbook, assigned article, and one additional source to support your stance on this topic. All three sources should be included on your references page. You should also have accompanying in-text citations for each source that you have used throughout your response.

 

Follow APA format.

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