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Psy 280: Resaerch Methods

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Two Videos that walk you through APA style/format:

Career Resources:

Click here to access a website dedicated to advising psychology undergraduates about possible careers.

Click here to access a page full of career information for psychology majors put together by Belmont College's career center.

General Resources:

Here is a link to Ben Ambridge's talk about 10 psychology myths:

Click here for a general glossary of methods terms or here for a different list.

Click here to view a SSU Library discussion of peer reviewed journals.

Click here to read a list of ten effecive study habits supported by psychological research.

Here is a link to a helpful post about how to read an empirical journal article:

Social Scientific Thinking

Measuring attitudes

Survey research: Asking questions

Survey research: Analyzing data

Experimental design

Longitudinal methods

Observational methods

Applied and evaluation research

Qualitative research

Research ethics





Heather Smith, Ph.D.
Psychology Department
Stevenson 3089

Course assignments:
Research review paper
Three questions assignment
Project 1
Project 2
Project 3

Helpful information:
Guide to APA reference format
Sample APA style paper