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PSYC 465 (Liu): Experimental Psychology

Research Guide for Dr. Liu's 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 Summer I 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 Research Paper assignments:

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

Research Question

  1. Go to Develop A Hypothesis to develop your research question

Annotated Bibliography

  1. Go to Find Articles From Target Study to find articles which your target study article referenced and also articles which have subsequently cited your target study article
  2. Go to Find Psychology Articles to find articles about your research area 
  3. Go to Write Your Annotations for guidelines and instructions on putting together your annotations
  4. Go to Write & Cite in APA for help formatting your citations in APA Style

Research Proposal

  1. Go to Develop A Hypothesis to develop your research study hypothesis
  2. Go to Find Psychology Articles to find 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 research study, your study design, and predicted results
  5. Go to Write Your Research Proposal for guidelines and instructions on putting together each section of your Research Proposal
  6. Go to Write & Cite in APA for help putting together your citations and formatting your References list in APA Style

Research Paper

  1. Go to Find Psychology Articles to find articles for your Introduction and Discussion 
  2. Go to Analyze Your Articles to find key information in your research articles
  3. Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your evidence, arguments, and conclusions for your Discussion section
  4. Go to Write Your Research Paper for instructions and guidelines on putting together each section of your research paper
  5. Go to Write & Cite in APA for help putting together your citations and formatting your Research Paper and References list in APA Style

IRB-Dearborn

All planned research involving human subjects is first reviewed by IRB-Dearborn.  The primary goal of the IRB-Dearborn is to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects recruited to participate in research activities conducted under the auspices of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.  IRB-Dearborn reviews all planned research involving human subjects prior to initiation of the research, approves research that meets established criteria for protection of human subjects, and monitors approved research to ascertain that human subjects are indeed protected.

Research Project Design

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