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PSYC 211: Research Methods in Psychology: Find Articles

PSYC 211: Research Methods in Psychology

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Searching in Database

  • to search as a phrase, use "". For example "bipolar disorder"
  • to connect synonyms, us OR. For example: "bipolar disorder" OR "manic depression"
  • use AND to connect concepts. For example: "bipolar disorder" AND treatment
  • truncate endings of words with an *. For example: therap* for therapy, therapies, therapeutic
  • If you only have a single search box and want to do a complicated search string, use (). ("bipolar disorder" OR "manic depression") AND (treat* OR therap)*.

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