Psychology is more than simply common sense'

Title: The Role of Research Evidence in Evaluating the Claim that “Psychology is More Than Simply Common Sense”

The assignment
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There are two parts to this EMA. Please note that you must complete both Part 1 (essay) and Part 2 (report).
This EMA contributes 40% towards your overall module result.
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Part 1: Essay (50% of the mark for this EMA)
‘Psychology is more than simply common sense’. Evaluate the extent to which this claim can be supported, using research evidence from three of the following blocks: Block 1, Block 2, Block 3, Block 4 and Block 5.
Word limit: 1800 words