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PSY 4101 Adv. Research Methods: Animal Behavior   Tags: ethics  

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PSY 4101 Assignments

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For Lab in Animal Behavior, you'll be completing a few assignments*, including:

  • Ethics Paper: minimum of 5 sources from 2 different publication categories (e.g. literature review, empirical study, clinical trial, book, etc.)
  • Demonstration Project: minimum of 15 articles from at least 3 different publication categories (e.g. literature review, empirical study, clinical trial, etc.)

*Check your syllabus for more details about your for sources using various subject or keyword terms

Core Article Databases

  • PsycINFO
    This comprehensive research-based psychology database is produced by the American Psychological Association and indexes journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations from 1887 to the present. It focuses on peer-reviewed literature in behavior science and mental health.
  • MEDLINE via EBSCOhost
    MEDLINE covers all areas of healthcare. Find psychology articles from a medical perspective.
  • Google Scholar
    This search engine searches for scholarly research across many disciplines and sources. By starting your Google search from the SPU pages, the results will link to SPU-owned full-text.
  • Biological Abstracts
    Covers life science and biomedical research. Find psychology articles from this perspective.
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
    provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.

Subject Guide Learning Outcomes

By the end of using this subject guide, students should be able to:

  • locate at least 5 peer-reviewed articles on their topic
  • use SPU Primo to locate books on their topic
  • create a properly formatted APA paper citing books, articles, and web articles

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