If a pilot study was conducted, are its execution and results described as well as its impact on the subsequent study? Evaluating the Research With these suggestions in mind, read a report about the relationship between socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and other parental factors and discipline style in the September issue of Journal of Family Psychology: "Discipline Responses Influences of Parents' Socioeconomic Status, Ethnicity, Beliefs About Parenting, Stress, and Cognitive-Emotional Processes.
Read the Conclusion. Other subjects, such as history, value older material as well as current.
When considering a research idea, we are bound to rely on previous findings on the topic. Here are a few suggestions for how to read a research article, followed by a link to a recent research article and a step-by-step guide to reading and understanding it.
Read the Results section.
Sample To provide trustworthy conclusions, a sample needs to be representative and adequate.