Use the resources provided along with any other scholarly online resources you find to create a double-spaced, 3–5-page paper (not including title and reference page) in which you address the requirements below. Be sure to look at the Genie (Secrets of the Wild Child): Critical Thinking Assessment worksheet
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for relevant topics to include as well. This worksheet will help you assess and connect the significance of Genie’s case for a stronger paper. Please refer to the Genie Midterm Paper Rubric for grading details.
Final Paper Requirements
You final paper will answer the following questions:
What did you learn about nature vs. nurture from the Genie reading and videos? Describe how Genie was affected by both. [3–4 paragraphs]
What did you learn about language development from the Genie reading and videos? Describe how it affected her language development. [2–3 paragraphs]
What learning theories were used in educating Genie? Give specific examples. [1–2 paragraphs]
What stage of development is Genie in according to each theorist Piaget, Erikson, and Kohlberg (support your answer with evidence)? [3–4 paragraphs]
Go to the website American Psychological Association (APA)
(Links to an external site.)
and review the ethical guidelines.
Looking at the 10 sections of the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, which sections do you think were/were not a violation of ethical treatment to Genie?
Pick two that apply to the case study. Was it an ethical violation? Why or why not? [2–3 paragraphs]
Include relevant topics from the Genie (Secrets of the Wild Child): Critical Thinking Assessment worksheet
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.Genie Paper Resources:
“A Wild Child” Nova PowerPoint slides
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“Theories of Human Development” PowerPoint slides
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“The Story of Feral Child Genie Wiley”
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Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
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Genie (Secrets of the Wild Child): Critical Thinking Assessment worksheet
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Feral Children Additional Resources
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Citations:
American Psychological Association. (2017, January 1). Ethical principles of psychologists and code of conduct. https://www.apa.org/ethics/code/
Cherry, K. (2021, February 26). The story of feral child Genie Wiley. VeryWell Mind.
Garmon, L. (Writer & Director). (1994, October 18). Secret of the Wild Child. (Season 21, Episode 12) [TV series episode]. NOVA. PBS.
McCoy, D. (n.d.). “A wild child” Nova [PowerPoint slides]. Canvas.
McCoy, D. (n.d.). Theories of human development [PowerPoint slides]. Canvas.