PSY 317 Psychology of Personal and Social Adjustment - Chenier: Search Scholarly Article Databases


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  • Quotation marks can be used to search for phrases (e.g. "social cognition")
  • Use OR to search both keywords/phrases
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The following will search for "Child Development" AND ("Domestic Violence" OR "Family Violence")

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