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How to tell what's an empirical article
Step 1: What's an empirical article?
Learn to recognize an empirical article by watching the video.
Step 2: Judge for yourself
Open the articles by clicking on the letters. Decide which ones are empirical and the sort of thing you would want to cite.
Step 3: Quiz yourself
Check your understanding with this
. one question quiz
Finding empirical studies
Watch the video to see how easy it is to find empirical articles using PsycINFO. Other databases may have ways to limit your search results. Talk to a librarian.
I hope the videos and practice with evaluating empirical articles was helpful. If you have a minute, your opinion will help me improve future presentations.