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PSYC-452: Developmental Psycholinguistics

To find topics...

If you are not provided with a topic for your lit review, one strategy to find ideas is to browse recent issues of journals such as Psychological Bulletin  or Applied Psycholinguistics for review articles. Review articles are an excellent source of information for someone beginning to research a topic. They are considered a secondary source because they deliver a historical overview of past research on a topic and provide a way to identify leading researchers -- and literature -- in the particular area.


  • Start broad, then narrow or focus your topic as you become more informed.
  • Choose a current topic.
  • Choose a topic that piques your interest.