*Note: This is a very short sample for format purposes only. Your report should have much more detail in each section.




Title: "Older Adults' Multiple Stereotypes of Young Adults"


Authors: Deborah H. Matheson, Caroline L. Collins, and Valerie S. Kuehne


Journal:  International Journal of Aging and Human Development, Volume 51 (4) 245-257, 2000.



Abstract:  This study examines how dumb old bags have stupid stereotypes of young adults…..etc.


Introduction:  Matheson et al. review studies of younger adults views of older adults, but point out how few there are that study the views of dried-up senile older adults.




          Participants:  Thirty -one males and thirty-seven females between the ages of 65 and 85 were randomly selected from a telephone pool  etc..


          Materials:  Telephones and the "Attitude Ratings of Young Adult Stereotypes" were used along with bottles of oxygen kept handy just in case.


          Procedure:  Participants were contacted by phone and mailed questionnaires  etc..


RESULTS:  The mean rating for nine positive stereotypes range from 1.66 to 2.56 on the Kogan and Wallach (1961) 7 point semantic differential scale…..etc.


DISCUSSION:  Matheson et al. conclude that older adults hold multiple stereotypes of young adults…….etc.


MY OPINION:  While older adults may hold stereotypes it seems to me that……..