What does your study add to the literature that you already reviewed?What unique contribution does it make?
Introduce and summarize research (include discussion of at least 10 peer-reviewed, empirical psychology articles) that has already been done
Set up your hypotheses (final statement in this section should be your formal hypothesis)
Measures (including how these will be reliable and valid)
Discussion of threats to validity and how they will be managed
Because you will not have results to discuss, you should discuss
The contribution that your study will make to the literature if your hypotheses are supported.What does your study add to the literature that you already reviewed?What unique contribution does it make?
The strengths and weaknesses of your methodology (based on what you learned about that methodology in the course)
What kinds of conclusions can be drawn?
Which conclusions cannot be drawn?
Will you be able to show causation, given the design you chose?