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PSYC-221 Research Design and Analysis Lab (Senland): Article Databases
When reviewing a journal article, look for the following key components which identify it as an empirical study:
Abstract - a comprehensive summary of the research Introduction - a presentation of the research problem and related research Method - a description of the data collection methods Results - a summary of the findings/outcomes of the research Discussion - evaluation and interpretation of the research results References - a listing of books, articles, etc. cited in the research.
Search these databases for scholarly publications in psychology.
Indexes and abstracts journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports published worldwide in the field of psychology. Also covers the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. 1887 - present