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Neuroscience for Architecture: READING A SCIENTIFIC PAPER

Resources in the library and online to support research in neuroscience for architecture courses

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Scientific papers are dense and complex. However they typically follow the standard format known as IMRD:

Introduction: What was the research question? Why was the study undertaken? What was the purpose of the research?

Method: Detailed overview of when, where and how the study was done. 

Results: What did the study find? Was the hypothesis proven or disproven?

Discussion: What do the answers imply and why do they matter? What possible future studies might be completed?

 

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