Many educational infant products are marketed to parents as beneficial to infant or toddler development. In order to increase sales to parents and caretakers, some companies use marketing strategies that make exaggerated, unfounded, or unrealistic claims about the effects of their product(s) on child development. Select one claim that you suspect to be exaggerated or false (your research may in fact show the claim has validity). Describe in detail what the advertised product, diet, or service is supposed to do.
Write a 1,400 -word paper addressing the following:
MY CLAIM THAT I think that MAY BE EXAGGERATED Is products that states that they teach infants and toddlers language and math skills. A lot of products that have made this claim have been found to be false for example the BABY EINSTEIN TOY,
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- What area or areas of development does this product claim to enhance?
- investigate the claim. What does the published literature say about the issue or concern that you are investigating? What does the research reveal about how to promote healthy development in this area or areas? What does this reveal about the necessity and actual benefits of the product, diet, or service?
- Is there any evidence to support the claim? Why or why not?
- Imagine that a licensed psychologist in your state publically endorsed a product with no empirical evidence supporting its claims. It was later discovered that the psychologist was receiving a percentage of money from the sale of the product to parents. Is this a violation of the APA code of ethics? Explain. Be sure to cite the appropriate section or sections of the Code in your response.
Investigate the claim using your textbook and a minimum of four additional scholarly sources (such as peer reviewed journal articles).
Use peer viewed articles for investigation on claim
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
APA format for cites and paper please.