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PSYC 306: Keyword Searching

Proverb to Research Topic

For this assignment the first step is to identify what your chosen proverb is really about. Once you do that you need to choose your keywords and only then do you begin searching!

Keyword Exercise

Use keywords to find topic arguments in research tools.

Proverb: Too many cooks spoil the broth.

What it really means: A lot of people trying to communicate can make things difficult.

Keywords:        a lot of people AND communicate

group size AND communication


Fill out the keyword sheet below to explore wording that is used to describe your own topic.

Thesaurus

In addition to Thesaurus.com, MS Word has a built-in thesaurus: