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

    forensic psychology

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

    forensic psychology

    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.

More information: