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When I'm evaluating a piece of theory and giving a study that either supports or contradicts the claims of the theory do I need to always state the researchers name and year or can I just say ' In a study... '/ ' Studies have shown... ' like podcast people on reels.
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Original post by macdonaldfinbar
When I'm evaluating a piece of theory and giving a study that either supports or contradicts the claims of the theory do I need to always state the researchers name and year or can I just say ' In a study... '/ ' Studies have shown... ' like podcast people on reels.

Only if the researcher's name was mentioned in the question you would have to mention the name and the year of the study. Also if the researcher is mentioned in the specification. If that's not the case, you can mention the researcher's name and year of study like once in your evaluation.
(edited 1 month ago)
Original post by macdonaldfinbar
When I'm evaluating a piece of theory and giving a study that either supports or contradicts the claims of the theory do I need to always state the researchers name and year or can I just say ' In a study... '/ ' Studies have shown... ' like podcast people on reels.


You absolutely don’t need to put every single little researchers name for all the evaluation points because there is no way of remembering that many. My teacher says just put “research to support comes from a study where…”

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