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Hi all, I am a Cognitive Sciences student and would like to ask some suggestion and knowledge about "Review of related literature" for thesis. Please welcome and give me the source of literature review. Thanks ya!
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It is normally thought of as a synopsis of research to date in the field of interest written in the context "Smith and Western (2004) contend that..., however this contradicts the stance of Johnson (2006) being that. A landmark study by Institution X (2008) supports these findings with firm evidence that... and also presents the new concept of..."
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most use pubmed - google scholar does expand citation as does scopus.
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most use pubmed - google scholar does expand citation as does scopus.
I'm not sure if Jorge already said this, but conducting your literature via pubmed and other good database providers allows you to use a citation manager [most software will integrate with your word processor] and this makes things a whole lot easier.
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Thanks to share this information
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Excellent list! I've learned more from this forum in about 2 days than I have at any other forum community.
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Do not you know how to make a review of related literature? No panic! Make use of our guide and you are sure to create a qualitative review of related literature.

What is a Review of Related Literature?

A review of related literature is an integral part of theses or dissertations. It may also be a required part of proposals. The main purpose of a review of related literature is to analyze scientific works by other researchers that you used for investigation critically.

How to Write the Introduction of a Review of Related Literature

In order to make the Introduction elaborately, take the following steps:

1. Identify the general topic of the sources under discussion. Thus, you will provide the context of your review of related literature;
2. Discuss what was already presented about the topic of your paper: conflicts in a theory, conclusions, gaps in research and scholarship, etc.
3. Explain why the literature used is worth reviewing.


How to Write the Body of a Review of Related Literature

When writing the Body, do the following:

* Group the sources according to their common dominators (approaches, objectives or any specific chronologies);
* Give the examples of how to sort out these groups. Use quotations, evidences, data, etc. They will make your review of related literature more valid.
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