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APSY 8116 Assignment Resources: Week 7

Week 7 Application

Assignment text: Using the Walden Library, choose and review a research study in the area of forensic psychology that uses a quantitative design and another that uses a qualitative design. If possible, try to find articles that focus on similar or related topics or research questions in forensic psychology.

Finding a quantitative article in forensic psychology

You can start your search for a quantitative research article in forensic psychology in a psychology database such as PsycINFO.

1. On the Library homepage, click on Databases A-Z. 

2. Click on and scroll down to PsycINFO.

Log in with your myWalden email and password. 

3. Now you are on a search screen with three Search boxes. We will break your topic down into just keywords and type one concept or keyword(s) per box.

In the first search box type:  forensic psychology

In the drop-down box to the right of the search field, select: SU Subjects

In the second search box type: research OR study

In the third search box type: quantitative OR Statistic* OR Correlation*

4. Under the search boxes, check the boxes for "Full Text" and "Peer Reviewed".

5. Click Search.


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Finding a qualitative article in forensic psychology

You can start your search for a qualitative research article in forensic psychology in a psychology database such as PsycINFO.

1. On the Library homepage, click on Databases A-Z. 

2. Click on and scroll down to PsycINFO.

Log in with your myWalden email and password. 

3. Now you are on a search screen with three Search boxes. We will break your topic down into just keywords and type one concept or keyword(s) per box.

In the first search box type:  forensic psychology

In the drop-down box to the right of the search field, select: SU Subjects

In the second search box type: research OR study

In the third search box type: qualitative OR ethnograph* OR phenomen*

4. Under the search boxes, check the boxes for "Full Text" and "Peer Reviewed".

5. Click Search.


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