How to READ a Scientific Paper by Michael Fosmire

How to READ a Scientific Paper by Michael Fosmire

First, watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEVftUdfKtQ Open and read/review the linked PDF document “How to READ a Scientific Paper” by Michael Fosmire.  This document has “controls” and a menu that guides you through the document (just give a quick overview of how to read each section of a scientific paper). Link to Lesson resource document: How to READ a Scientific PaperB. Next: You will use the knowledge you gained in the first step to review a scientific paper you have chosen from the following resource: American Psychological Association – Free APA Journals Articleshttps://www.apa.org/pubs/highlights/sample (Links to an external site.)On the left side of the page, you can select a tab to see numerous articles for various psychological research categories; choose any paper that interests you.  See topic list illustration below: Write a short written responses paper reflecting your experience of reviewing a scientific paper that addresses the following:

How to READ a Scientific Paper by Michael Fosmire

  1. Title of paper reviewed:
  2. What did the author(s) describe as the motivation and importance of performing the research conducted?
  3. List reasons why reading scientific papers related to your studies is a good idea:
  4. Explain the main “reading techniques” to use in reviewing a scientific paper:
  5. Identify the main parts of the paper you reviewed:
  6. After you reviewed the paper, did you feel the author(s) had adequately supported their conclusions (why or why not).
  7. Identify the most important points you learned from this assignment.

D. Provide a correctly APA formatted reference citation for the article you reviewed.

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