Tag: research

ASU Studies How Computer Games Can Strengthen Families

I have fond memories of growing up in the 1990s, when our whole family – Dad, Mom, and boys – would gather around the computer after dinner to play Myst, followed by its sequels Riven and Exile. Like going on an exciting adventure, this was something that we all looked forward to doing together, each […]

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Research Paper

A research paper, like an essay, needs to be planned, organized, and developed. However, compared to the idea-generating strategies that are used in essays, research projects place more emphasis on gathering, evaluating, and interpreting information. The following article by Lois Weldon provides an overview on how to write a good research paper. In its essence, […]

The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona (UA or U of A) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located about one mile northeast of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The UA offers 334 fields of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees. The university maintains a complete list of colleges and schools […]

Career-of-the-Month: Psychologist & Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists are medical doctors; psychologists are not. The suffix “-iatry” means “medical treatment,” and “-logy” means “science” or “theory.” So psychiatry is the medical treatment of the psyche, while psychology is the science of the psyche. (Psyche is an ancient Greek term for the totality of the human mind, both conscious and unconscious.) Psychologists are […]

Search Operators for Research

By Ann R. Research, regardless of the topic, can be difficult without the proper search tools. Internet databases and search operators have made the process of doing research much easier today than it was previously. Here is a list of the top 4 search engines to go to when you need peer-evaluated and credible information. […]