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Prof. Cianci - General Psychology - Spring 2019: Brain Myths paper #1

Step 1: Find a list of brain myth

Finding a “brain myth”

  • Use a suggested website OR
  • Search using search terms such as the phrase - in quotes - “brain myth”

A Handful of Search Tips

Why use quotation marks with search terms?


When your search term is a phrase -- more than one word -- enclose the phrase in quotation marks. This tells the search engine that you are searching for one single idea. Otherwise the search engine looks for each word as a separate idea.


Try it out.


This is true in Google searches and many other search engines.



“brain myths” vs. brain myths

“urban legend” vs. urban legend


Additional search tips:


Avoid capital letters.

Try singular and plural forms of the word.

Try different combinations of words/ideas.

Try changing the order of your search terms.

Search for brain myths

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