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EDF 600 Applied Research in Education and Behavioral Sciences

From Research Question to Search Terms

Does Anxiety in College Students affect Academic Achievement?

 

 

 

PsycINFO Find Your Terms

  • Think of your research question in two or three concepts.  
  • Use the Thesaurus to build search terms for each concept
  • Enter your search terms in each box and seperate each term with  AND

Construct your search to explore: Social Media and Depression 

 

PsycINFO Thesaurus Terms Social Media  Depression  Population 
  Social Media  Depression (Emotion)   
  Online Social Networks  Sadness  
    Major Depression   
       

SAMPLE SEARCH 

 

ERIC(EbscoHost) Find Your Terms

  • Think of your research question in two or three concepts.  
  • Use the Thesaurus to build search terms for each concept
  • Enter your search terms in each box and seperate each term with  AND

Construct your search to explore: Social Media and Depression 

ERIC Thesaurus Terms Social Media  Depression  Age Group?
  Social Media Emotional Problems  
  Social Networks Emotional Disorders  
    Depression (Psychology)   

SAMPLE SEARCH