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PSY 3402: Experimental and Research Methods - McKelvain: 6: Refine Results

Specifically for Dr. McKelvain's PSY 3402 classes.

Refine your Search

Step 6: Once you have a list of results, use tools in PsychINFO (or the database of your choice) to refine your search.

  • Use the "Refine Results" column on the left to narrow your search.
  • An explanation of some of the tools the database has to help you are listed below.

Date slider, Academic

Below the Limit To checkbox is the Publication Date slider and the the Source Types checkbox to easily limit your Peer Reviewed results to only Academic Journal articles published within the last 5 years.

Subject/Subject Major Heading...

Use the Subject filter to choose those terms that are most descriptive of what you're looking for.  Want to see the entire list of Subject terms?  Click on the blue "Show More" at the bottom of the list, and you'll get the entire list. in a pop-up box.

Original list:                                       Pop-up full list:


Language, Methodology, etc...

Click on any of the other boxes at the bottom of the left column and you can further limit your search by language, methodology, the type of test used or even the population of test subjects.