Scholarly articles in psychology typically have the following characteristics
|Empirical Articles||Review Articles|
An Empirical Article will report on data gathered and analyzed as part of an original experiment. There will be...
A review article will take a number of empirical articles, and perform some analysis.
Scholarly articles often follow a similar format. This makes it easy to hop around the article and gather the most important information. Here are some tips for getting started.
Consideration as your read
Summarizing the article
Do the following when reading an academic article
Resources for summarizing
See the MRU Library "Citation guides and resources" page for APA 7th edition citation guides.
The key aspects of an APA citation
Getting citation information from an academic article
Its recommended that you retried the full PDF of an article to get the relevant citation information
1) Examine the following paper
"Treatment outcomes using CBT-IA with Internet-addicted patients" by Young, 2013.
2) Answer the following questions
What are the main objectives of the study?
What are the methods used in this study?