Class Notes (838,702)
Canada (511,054)
York University (35,521)
Psychology (4,109)
PSYC 2030 (189)
Lecture 4

Research Methods: Detailed Notes from Lecture FOUR!!!

3 Pages
Unlock Document

PSYC 2030
Lisa Fiksenbaum

Lecture 4 January 30 2012 Developing ideas for research in psychology Chapter 3 Outlining the problem what it is investigatingWhen finished reading the intro it should demonstrate why the research was done what they did in the past and what they intend on doing in the current researchIntroduction What is the question what has been done what will this research study do what is the hypotheses IntroductionReading the introduction may be difficult and time consuming but it tells you what hypotheses they are testing whyBe selective in what you presentResults why show a tablefigure o Effective and efficient way for presenting large amounts of data in concise form o Should supplement and not duplicate information o May be misleading o Keep eye open for how the information is presented Discussion do the results support the hypothesis o If yes provide all possible explanations o If no suggest potential reasons for this o Discusses studys limitation o Concluding paragraphAPA guidelines for scholarly writingProvides a consistent format of citation for many different disciplinesParaphrasing
More Less

Related notes for PSYC 2030

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.