Understanding Research

Episode 6b: Reading Scientific Articles

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In this video, Anthony describes how to read and evaluate scientific articles. He discusses the sections of articles—the introduction, methods, results, and discussion—and what you can expect to find in each of those sections. He also shares strategies for reading scientific articles and discussing them with others.

Related video:

Episode 6a: Navigating the Scientific Literature

Related reading:

Utilizing the Scientific Literature
Understanding Scientific Journals and Articles
Peer Review in Scientific Publishing

This video is one in a series that introduces students to scientific research. You can go to the table of contents to see all of the videos in the series.