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2nd paper-Improving Tinder: What predicts attraction?--Search the interpersonal communication and psychology literature to find some predictors of attractiveness.--By citing 2 references: argue that there is a particular information that could be useful in choosing potential dates.--Discuss how tinder could be improved by capitalizing on this information.Customizing Google Scholar-Google scholar provides you with the direct IU links to the sources-But you have to customize it first with your IU account.-http://scholar.google.com/--Settings--Library links -> Search for IUB and addMechanics of literature search1. Determine your topic of interest/ what are you trying to find?2. Consider your databases/academic search engines and go over them in order3. Identify relevant key terms-Think of synonyms, alternatives-Hint: Check “key words” of the assigned readings for class and other useful articles you findDeciding if an article/book is useful. Cues…-Check the source of the article?--An academic journal?--How many times it is cited?--Year of the publication?--Title of the article--Abstract-gives you a lot of information whether you need to read the article or notWhat is a research article?-How to efficiently read an article?--Do not have to read the whole article--Goal oriented reading… What do you need from this article?-Parts of a social scientific research article:1.Abstract2.Introduction3.literature review4.Methods5.Results6.Conclusion/discussionFindings/results-What they found in the study-Detailed reporting, customs, style-You will use these as evidence for your argument in the 2nd paperDiscussion-Contributions to the literature?-Surprises? Contradictions? In line with previous findings? Confirms a specific theory?-Broader relevance-Limitations in the study-Suggestions for future research-Read discussions of the important articles you have


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