Papers/Rough Drafts Method section: Three parts: Participants Materials Procedure Label all three parts! Animals used: Pig, Bear, Cat, Cow, Dog
Papers/Rough Drafts Results: Report them as we discussed in class! Remember: Three steps 1) Identify what the main ideas in the study are that you want to talk about Reaction time Error 2) Write the section in a way that describes the findings WITHOUT stats. 3) Include the stats.
Papers/Rough Drafts Introduction Shape: Upside-down triangle! 1) What is the broad question? 2) What has past research shown on this topic? 3) What is missing from the past research, what questions do you have? 4) How do you plan on implementing/testing your question? 5) What results do you expect to find? 4 + 5 = Hypothesis
Papers/Rough Drafts Abstract: Describe in brief what your question is, how you tested it, and what your results were. Discussion: Summarize findings Relate results to past research: Does it support past findings? Is it different? What is different about it? What does that tell us? Weaknesses and limitations Future investigations Real world applications
Papers/Rough Drafts References APA style and formatting: manual and/or OWL website http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ Figures or graphs: Titles underneath: Label the graph or figure (example: figure 1 or graph 1) Cite your graph or figure in the paper! Title Page