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PSYC 465 (Dolins): Experimental Psychology

Research Guide for Dr. Dolins' section of the PSYC 465 course

When is Nadine Anderson, your Librarian, Available?

Email Nadine at nfanders@umich.edu with your research questions and/or to set up an online meeting.

During the Summer 2021 semester I am available from Sunday to Thursday to answer your emails and for online meetings. I do not engage in work emails outside of these days or during holidays.

Welcome!

This guide will help you with your course research assignments:

  1. Go to Online Library Access for help and instructions on accessing library databases, articles, and ebooks online

Annotated Bibliography

  1. Go to Find Articles to find peer-reviewed journal articles about your research area
  2. Go to Write Your Annotations for guidelines and instructions on putting together your annotations
  3. Go to Write & Cite in APA Style for help formatting your citations in APA style

Research Proposal (Draft and Final)

  1. Go to Develop Your Hypothesis to develop a researchable study hypothesis about your research area
  2. Go to Find Articles to find peer-reviewed journal articles about your research area
  3. Go to Analyze Your Articles to find key information in your research articles
  4. Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your arguments and justifications for your proposed research study
  5. Go to Identify Methods & Populations to identify appropriate methodologies and populations for your research area and then find articles that justify the use of those methods and populations for your proposed research design
  6. Go to Identify & Find Tests to identify appropriate tests and measures for your research area, find articles that justify the use of those tests and measures for your research design, and then find these tests and measures for your write-up
  7. Go to Write Your Research Proposal for guidelines and instructions on putting together each section of your research proposal
  8. Go to Write & Cite in APA Style for help putting together your citations and formatting your References List in APA style

Literature Review

  1. Go to Develop Your Topic to develop a focused research question about your research area
  2. Go to Find Articles to find peer-reviewed journal articles about your research area
  3. Go to Analyze Your Articles to find key information in your research articles
  4. Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your evidence and arguments for your answers and conclusion to your research question
  5. Go to Write Your Literature Review for guidelines and instructions on writing your literature review
  6. Go to Write & Cite in APA Style for help putting together your citations and formatting your References List in APA style

Research Project Design & Writing Your Thesis

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