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PSYC 101 Prof. Macaluso: Topics/Library Database

Topics from APA & Search in Library Database

  • Go to the American Psychological Association (APA) website and browse the topics. Click here 
  • Choose a topic you are interested in and conduct research in the library database: PsycARTICLE (EBSCO).

      Please limit your search to:

  • Full Text
  • Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journals
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Methodology: EMPIRICAL STUDY

Empirical Research

An empirical study is a research based on observation or experiments. It may use qualitative or quantitative methods.

Components of an Empirical Article:

  • Abstract and Introduction
  • A Research Question
  • Methodology
  • Results/Findings - analyzing data
  • Discussion/Conclusion
  • References