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PSYC 110, Introduction to Psychology I: Psychobiology and Cognition - Professor Namy  

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  • Choose "Health" in the left menu
  • Browse the articles that appear
  • OR, use the "Search Health" bar for specific topics in psychology

***NOTE: There are two ways to get articles from The New York Times. Emory's libraries subscribe to The New York Times, so do not pay for an article that you find online. Here is the link for more full-text articles (minus images) from The New York Times through Proquest database.

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  • Go to the eJournals@Emory database.

  •  Type in the publication's title, then select Search, to access free articles.
 

Research Assignment 1

From your assignment...

  • Find an article related to psychology in a mainstream publication (e.g. The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Newsweek, etc.). The article must have been published in the last 12 months.

The news item must refer to some scientific research relating to the topic of psychology...it should indicate that the article is based on some actual scientific work, published in a scientific journal or reported at a scientific meeting. Often articles wil refer to the scientists who did the work by name and institution.

  • Print out the article to turn in with your written work.

  • Using the information presented on pg. 100-101 of your textbook, and the information presented in our class discussion, prepare a one-paragraph critique of how the article presents the finding.
 

Example

From The New York Times Health section online, January 30, 2012

"Really? The Claim: Never Go to Bed Angry" by Anahad O'Connor

Excerpt from article:

"...in a recent study in The Journal of Neuroscience, scientists found...Going to sleep after experiencing negative emotions appears to reinforce or "preserve" them."

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