PSY 5108 Week 1 – Assignment: Analyze A Theory


Your task this week is to conduct research on one theory (Miller chunking theory, symbols processing theory, cognitive load theory), and then explain how the theory has been applied since its development.

Choose one theory, and then address the following aspects in an analysis paper:

  1. Describe the theory.
  2. Describe what type of research (within the last 5 years) has sprung from the theory.
  3. Discuss the benefits of the theory.
  4. Explain the limitations and challenges of the theory.

Support your assignment with at least three peer-reviewed articles that address the fundamental components of one theory

Length: 3-5 pages