Scientific communication lecture 4
• what to look for in research paper
and gaps (more research is required) suggest that the research needs
revision or something else. Or that two theories need to be combined, two
different parts of literature.
810 references. 15 to 20 articles. You are addressing a certain issue.
Make a point and provide info to support it.
Intro: talks about scope, purpose and take home message. What stood out
how will you approach it?
Body: substance organized by theme.
Talk about the strengths and weaknesses as well as the summary.
They don’t all need to be on the same topic. Ptsd new therapies. What are
they actually doing they are erasing memories. Talk about that plus ethics
lit. the ethics may not be empirical so you would have to maybe just get
peer reviewed for ethics and empirical for the other parts. You can bring in
older research if it is relevant. Can do two peer reviewed
Testing grounded in measurable concepts (operationism: stan.)
carl pop. : need to get to the meaning and you have yo become subjective. We don’t do
that in psychology.
stan: operationism is a humanizing force. What does he mean? He finds it more
humanizing if we take out the emotions.
> euthanasia (mock trial)
> abortion operationism is a humanizing force because it excludes emotion and bias in
the ethics issue. We are making knowledge public to make all sides accepting. Look at
measures. E.g. health outcomes. Analyzed based on the data that is available. Could.
Stanovich doesn’t define humanizing.
• interview shown: CBC
Doctor (what would you ask him)
eliminate wheat from your diet. There is an opiate. It only stimulates