PSYC 331 Lecture 3 FINAL with TP

PSYC 331 Lecture 3 FINAL with TP - PSYC 331 Lecture 3...

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1 PSYC 331 Lecture 3 Exploring the Literature of Psychology
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2 Overview In this lecture, we will discuss… How to do a literature review How to read and write a research article How to be a critical reader
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3 How to get started Computerized literature search Good resources: Psychological Abstracts Provides short summaries; you can then find more info Social Sciences Citation Index Great for new findings PsycINFO A Database of more than1,900 journals in psychology and related fields Powerful but not complete
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4 How to find research articles Table 3.1 (p. 57)
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5 Some strategies 1. Find a recent paper on your topic 2. Use the articles listed in it as a guide 3. Read the applicable articles How to read a research article (next set of slides) 4. Take notes and create article reviews for future reference
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How to read (and write) a journal article What is APA style? Understanding the format of a research
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