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Narrowing to scholarly articles
What is a scholarly journal?
Scholarly articles are written by professors and usually undergo a rigorous review process by a committee of their peers before they can be published.
Example would be: Journal of Social Psychology
Traits of scholarly journals:
- Authors have advanced degrees
- Usually no color or advertising
- Technical jargon
- Lengthy articles
- Authors cite their sources
- Charts and graphs
- Purpose is to further knowledge in the field
- Audience is other scholars
The magazine Psychology Today is NOT a scholarly journal.
What scholarly journals look like