Darah 4 - someone else’s lab After reading ask yourself-What are the main theoretical questions being asked-What are the general methods being

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Research methods Goldie Locks principle Research question cannot be too broad or general How do people read? Research questions cannot be too narrowly focused How do people read the word “the”? Research has to be just right - narrow enough to be answered, but general enough to be of interest - ideally the question has to be falsifiable There is always a lag between research and publishing. 2-3 recent - Do literature reviews on the topic of interest(or necessary topic) - At undergrad, grad level, the best way to choose a topic is to get involved in
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Unformatted text preview: someone else’s lab After reading ask yourself-What are the main theoretical questions being asked-What are the general methods being used to address the questions -Methods will automatically limit types of questions that you can address-Psychology builds off of previous work Sources of information-informal sources o conversations o internet o topic related sites o journals o libraries-Formal sources o Conferences- sponsored by professional organizations o Published reports- target different audiences o Books...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course PSY 0035 taught by Professor Barbkucinski during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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