An examination of select research topics in psychology based on the instructor’s expertise. Each student will prepare a written literature review and oral presentation of a question connected to the semester’s topic. The connections between information analysis and synthesis, written and oral expression, and career readiness will be highlighted. This course emphasizes developing skills in evaluating psychological research, designing empirical projects, and communicating psychological research. This course satisfies the LEAD P301 Curriculum requirement. Prerequisite: PSYC 206 with a grade of C- or better or PSYC 303 with a grade of C- or better. Students may co-enroll in PSYC 206 and PSYC 310 with consent of the department chair.