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Can you find the types of research articles hidden in this grid?

Editage Insights | Jun 24, 2016 | 2,237 views

As a researcher, you need to have a clear idea about the different types of articles that you could publish in journals. Last year, we published a post on 6 different types of articles published by journals. Based on this post, we have created a word-grid search for you.

Instructions: Follow the clues listed below to identify the type of article they describe. Next, scroll down to the grid (at the end of the page). All you have to do is to click on the first and last letter of the word on the grid and the entire word will be highlighted. 

1. These articles present the author’s viewpoint on the interpretation, analysis, or methods used in a particular study, comment on the strength and weakness of a theory or hypothesis, and should be backed by evidence.  (Two words - O_ _ _ _ _N      A _ _ _ _ _ E _)
2. These  detailed studies are classified as primary literature, and they include a hypothesis, background study, methods, results, interpretation of findings, and a discussion of possible implications. (Two words - O_ _ _ _ NA _      _ _ _ _ _ RCH)
3. These are scholarly reviews of fundamental concepts or prevalent ideas in a field, essays that present a personal point of view critiquing widespread notions pertaining to a field. (Two words - P_ _ _ _ _CTI_ _      P_ _ _ _ _)
4. These are specific to the field of medicine, and describe the methodology, implementation, and results of controlled studies, usually undertaken with large patient groups. (Two words - _ _ _ _ _ CA _      _ _ _ _ _ S)
5. These articles present the details of real patient cases from medical or clinical practice, and discuss the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of a disease. (Two words - _ _ _ _ _ CA _     C _ _ _ S _ _ _ _ _ S)
6. These give an overview of existing literature in a field with respect to specific issues, and are considered secondary literature. (Two words - R  _ _ _ _ _    A _ _ _ _ _ _ S)
7. These short articles draw attention to or present a criticism of a previously published article, book, or report. (Two words - C_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _S)
8. These provide insight and opinion on recently published scholarly books  (Two words - B _ _ _     R_ _ _ _ _S)

Happy searching! 


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