Challenges of Broad Topics or Research Questions
It's very common to select a topic or formulate a question that starts out too broad.
When the scope of your topic is too big, it's hard to dig through the huge volume of information available to find something relevant. It's also hard to write a paper or give a presentation with any depth.
Research Question: How beneficial or problematic is cell phone use for our society?
For Discussion: Why is this a successful or unsuccessful research question?
Ask a question of interest.
By asking a research question, you are keeping an open mind about what the research may reveal. See if your question is TRUE for these five criteria. If so, then your research question is probably workable.
Together: You will have to do some preliminary research to really discover if all of these statements are TRUE for your proposed research question.