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Experimental Psychology - PSY 3123: Literature Reviews

This is a guide to resources relevant to Experimental Psychology students in PSY 3123 and other Psychology researchers.

Books

Lit Reviews

Writing a literature review is a considerable undertaking. Below are some links to resources that will help you get started on your literature review.

How to (Seriously) Read a Scientific Paper - Comments from master's, doctoral, and post-doctoral students about how they go about reading a scientific paper. Very useful when working your way through articles in a literature review.

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students - Even though this is geared towards grad students, it still can apply to work at the undergraduate level.

Writing the Literature Review in Three Parts (YouTube videos):

Part One: Step-by-Step Tutorial 

Part Two: Step-by-Step Tutorial

Part Three: Outline and Write the Review of the Literature

Literature Reviews (The Writing Center, U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) 

Literature Reviews: The What, Why and How-to Guide