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OMP: Online Master's in Psychology

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

Tips on Reading Scientific Articles & Identifying Poor Research Practices

The following links provide strategies for reading a scientific paper, you can do something other than starting at the title and reading all the way through to the conclusion, depending on what you need. Most papers follow the same structure - IMRaD - it's up to you to figure out how best to read them.

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