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PSY 340 Experimental Psychology: Introduction

Created for Dr. Linda Steiner's class.

Experimental Psychology

Brain neurons: an abstract view

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Experimental Psychology examines the underpinnings of human and animal behavior through the use of empirical research.

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Getting Started

This guide was developed for student in Dr. Linda Steiner's PSY 340 Experimental Psychology class.  Use the tabs across the top to move to sections on:

(Guide creator: Teresa Grimm.  Currently maintained by Jamie Kellner.)

Scholarly Empirical Articles

The video  from Vanderbilt University's Peabody Library defines the term "scholarly article" and explains the peer-review process. There are different types of scholarly articles. For your class assignment you need an empirical article reporting on research conducted by the author(s).  Empirical articles are considered primary sources in the field of psychology.  

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