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  • 1. Topic Brainstorming
  • 2. I’ve got no ideas for my research paper.
  • 3. How much brainstorming have you done?
  • 4. Like, tons
  • 5. Finding an idea is one of the hardest parts of the research process. Let me give you some advice.
  • 6. Advice #1 Turn off your inner critic
  • 7. The Brain has two hemispheres Right brain functions Thought Intuition Creativity Art & Music Left brain functions Analytic Thought Logic Language Science & Math
  • 8. The Right Brain keeps you from turning into Spock Right brain functions Thought Intuition Creativity Art & Music
  • 9. The Left Brain keeps you from turning into a Space Hippie Left brain functions Analytic Thought Logic Language Science & Math
  • 10. To generate good ideas, you must silence your inner critic Right brain functions Thought Intuition Creativity Art & Music Left brain functions That ideas is dumb. It will never work.
  • 11. And let your creative side play Right brain functions Left brain functions This is fun!
  • 12. How do I do that?
  • 13. Limit your time! Don’t give your brain time to criticize. Give yourself 20 minutes to come up 50 ideas.
  • 14. Record your ideas on sticky notes
  • 15. IDEA 1 IDEA 3 IDEA 2 IDEA 4 Organize them later
  • 16. Or mind maps! Stay away from the computer - it will slow you down
  • 17. Collaborate with others
  • 18. In five years, what do I hope to have accomplished? Make lists of interests, hobbies, goals, concerns What do I want to do better? What do I want to learn more about? What experiences do I want to have? What controversial issues do I feel strongly about? What professions am I interested in? What problems do I want to see solved? What organizations or groups do I admire? Where would I like to travel?
  • 19. Advice #2 Look for inspiration elsewhere
  • 20. Where?
  • 21. The library of course!
  • 22. LIBRARY RESOURCES Reference books Magazines Databases
  • 23. LIBRARY RESOURCES Magazines
  • 24. The library has a great collection of magazines to inspire you. Just take a look at some of these samples!
  • 25. The Week Everything that happened nationally and around the world last week: News, Opinion, Science, Business, the Arts.
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  • 29. National Geographic : Geography, Popular Science, History, Culture, Current Events, Photography.
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  • 33. Wired : Technology & how it affects everything – news, everyday life, the environment, the arts, entertainment, and so on.
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  • 37. Smithsonian : “ A monthly magazine created for modern, well-rounded individuals with diverse interests.” Arts, History, Sciences, Popular Culture.
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  • 42. Discover : Science for a general audience. Science news, health, medicine, brain science, science in popular culture.
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  • 45. Popular Science : Science & Technology for the general reader.
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  • 49. Psychology Today
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  • 53. New Scientist : Emerging research from a variety of fields, for scientists and the general public.
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  • 57. Scientific American Mind : Psychology, Neuroscience, and Related Fields.
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  • 60. Yes!: Supports people’s active engagement in building a just and sustainable world.
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  • 62. Ode : For intelligent optimists – news about people and ideas that are changing the world for the better. Also: How to live a more thoughtful life.
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  • 66. Newsweek : Second biggest news magazine in the country: News, Editorials, Quotes, Political Cartoons, National & International Coverage
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  • 70. Time : Biggest news magazine in the country. Current events of all sorts.
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  • 74. Atlantic : Cultural commentary, news in depth.
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  • 76. Aperture : Photojournalism magazine
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  • 79. Mental Floss : Celebrates people who are curious; presents facts and trivia in an interesting way.
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  • 83. LIBRARY RESOURCES Databases
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  • 100. Your assignment: 1. Evidence of brainstorming (sticky notes, mind map, list) 2. One CURRENT magazine article on an interesting topic 3. One article from the database on an interesting topic

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