Entries by Lorraine Savage

Cognitive psychology topics for your research paper

One growing area of psychology is cognitive psychology, the study of mental processes, such as memory, perception, learning, language, problem solving and creativity. Some good research paper topics could be to provide a cognitive psychology definition with its related disciplines and to discuss trends in cognitive psychology. For your term paper you could also explain […]

List of college majors includes unusual choices

“What’s your major?” is the perennial question on a college campus. About one-third of Freshmen will answer “undecided.” One obstacle for college students is choosing from a list of college majors that includes hundreds of choices. You could choose from some of the best college majors, such as business or engineering, but why not consider […]

Ethical issues in science and technology for your term paper

The list of social and ethical issues in science and technology is vast. Scientific achievement often advances faster than man’s ability to emotionally, socially and politically catch up. Moral and ethical dilemmas arise when people do not understand the pros and cons of scientific advancements. Two interesting research paper topics you could write about are […]

Dystopia in literature and movies for your research paper

For your sociology, literature or politics and government class, consider discussing the use of dystopian societies as an allegory for social change. With the popularity of young adult films like The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Giver and The Maze Runner, dystopia has never been in such vogue. These films show a society with rigid rules […]

Twentieth-century philosophy: good research paper topics

As a philosophy major you’re probably sick of the classic European and Greek philosophers (so thoroughly listed in Monty Python’s “Philosopher’s Drinking Song”!). For research papers, college students may instead like to write about some famous philosophers of the twentieth and twenty-first century. Here are some good research paper topics on some modern philosophers.

Trends in Education and Common Core State Standards

Education, teaching and learning techniques are changing and adapting rapidly in the twenty-first century. To find good research paper topics for your term paper, research and discuss some of the exciting trends in elementary school education and higher education. Such topics include physical activity in classrooms, project-based learning, distance learning and Common Core State Standards.

Research paper topic on domestic violence effects and prevention

The high profile case of Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice has brought the problem of domestic violence to light again. A good research paper topic for your sociology or women’s studies class might be to provide a definition of domestic violence, offer domestic violence statistics, discuss organizations like the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and […]

Research topic on labor unions: Market Basket strike

In an unprecedented case, the 99% went on strike to help a 1 percenter get his job back. Good research paper topics for your business, economics or labor relations class could involve the case of the New England-based grocery store chain Demoulas Market Basket, which was paralyzed by striking workers demanding that their CEO, Arthur […]

Turnitin detects plagiarism in your research paper

Turnitin (“turn it in”) is a web-based service that college admissions offices and teachers use to check for plagiarism in a college admission essay or term paper. More and more college students are plagiarizing essays and research papers. While cheating and plagiarism have been around for centuries, easy access to the web makes copying, purchasing, […]