Your assignment involves writing a paper of approximately 10 pages in length. At least 15 sources must be cited from primary literature.
Primary literature predominately comes from scholarly journals. However, not everything in scholarly journals will be primary literature. Often, you will see review articles. Review articles are are articles that talk about other people's work. These articles can summarize one journal article or many. They might compare or contrast different articles. Or, they can look at many studies and show the progression in a field over a period of time. Review articles can be a very good source to finding primary research articles.
Primary articles (or primary research articles) are articles that are written about a study that the author(s) did. Characteristics of a primary article include: