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Undergraduate Research Programs (UROC): Original Research or Review?

2 Types of Scholarly Articles

scholarly articles

Definitions

Original research articles are based on an experiment or study.  The authors will report the purpose of the study, the research methodology, and results. This is a familiar structure for original research articles > IMRAD: introduction, methods, results, and discussion.

A deficit in the ability to form new human memories without sleep

Review articles summarize or synthesize content from earlier published research and are useful for surveying the literature on a specific research area.  Review articles can lead you to original research articles.

The relationships between memory systems and sleep stages