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This guide provides reliable resources pertaining to the study of behavior and the mind, including books, journals, databases, videos, and reference sources in the psychological sciences.

Develop a Research Question That Works

Mapping Your Research Ideas

From Topic to Question - Refining as You Research

1. Pick Your Topic: Representation of women in the national legislature. Next steps: Class discussions, assigned readings, browsing journals, searching. 2. Research Question: Why do some countries have more women politicians than others? Next steps: Scan titles and abstracts for key terms to refine your database search. 3. Refined research question: Under what circumstances does having more women serving in the national legislature result in better laws for women?