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PSYC 475R Seminar: Personality & Social Psychology: Advanced Seminar in Attitudes & Persuasion

Professor J. Barber, Spring 2021

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Empirical vs. Review Articles

Know the difference between empirical and review articles.

Empirical article
An empirical (research) article reports methods and findings of an original research study conducted by the authors of the article.  

Literature Review article
A review article or "literature review" discusses past research studies on a given topic.

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Jennifer Elder
Librarian for Psychology, Journalism, & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Emory University

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