Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Psychology : Introduction

A library research guide for students of Introduction to Psychology and Social Psychology.

Empirical Studies vs. Abstracts

Empirical Studies--

  • Are primary source pieces of peer-reviewed research where original data have been collected, analyzed, and interpreted  
  • Follow a specific format with subheadings labeled Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, and References

Abstracts--

  • Are one-paragraph summaries of research studies that appear at the beginning of an empirical study

Psychology 550

Interventions Art/Music Installation 2011

40th Aniversary of the Academy Library "Interventions" Event

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

Scholarly Article

Chat!

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Melinda Dolan
Contact:
Phillips Exeter Academy
20 Main St.
Exeter, NH 03833
603-777-3564
Website