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Welcome to Research!

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3 Essential Steps for research:

  1. Know your Topic​
    • Get background information
    • Narrow the scope of your research
  2. Know your Keywords
    • These are your tools!
    • Add to them as you learn more
  3. Know your Evidence
    • What evidence do you need to make your arguments?
    • What types of sources have that evidence?

Ideas for Keywords

This great you.tube video from Portland State shows how to pick effective key words.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmtIBn5tyEw

Gilbert Reporting Live from Tomorrow

decision making

self-concept

judgment

social behavior

social comparison

self-other similarity 

ego

Konnikova: The Limits of Friendship

friendship

face to face communication

social interaction 

social media AND loneliness

social networks

social support

social media utilization

Turkle: The Empathy Diaries 

empathy

face to face conversation

facial expression

emotion

Interpersonal relations

perception AND emotion

face perception

emotion AND conversation 

Twenge: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

"social media" AND mental health

internet AND society

technology AND conformity

technology AND physical activity

information seeking behavior

technology AND social skills

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