ENGL 127 Research Writing: Social Sciences (Martin)

For students in Aley Martin's section of English127


Welcome to the guide for ENGL 127:
Writing for the Social Sciences (Martin)

This guide will help you through your research and writing assignments.

Use the page tabs to find resources and learn research strategies.
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Research Logs

Research Logs:

Download Research Log 1 for a handout that walks you through some of the research process, from exploring topic ideas to identifying key terminology and search terms, to finding sources.

Current Research in the Social Sciences

Social Science in the News: The NPR report "Are We Genetically Inclined to be Materialistic?" makes sense of current research for the general public.

Open the pdf below for the original research study, "Evolutionary Origins of the Endowment Effect: Evidence from Hunter-Gatherers."

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