Research Database

Hypothesis Generation, Scientific Research Design and Data Collection and Analysis in an Existing Research Paper

This 3 page paper looks at a research papers examining the impact of HRM practices on a firm in Finland. The paper identifies the underlying hypothesis considers the research design and looks at the way data was collected, analyzed and interpreted. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

Article Summaries, Synthesis

This 3 page research paper summaries two research articles, which concern computerized system for reducing the incidence of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) for patients over 65, that are proposed for inclusion in a systematic review. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Research Hypothesis

This 4 page paper presents a brief discussion of Online gaming addiction among adolescents. The null and alternative hypotheses are provided along with what evidence would be needed to accept or reject them. The study would focus on the cognitive perspective of motivation. Two other studies are mentioned. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Hypothesis Testing in Psychology

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of hypothesis testing in psychology. An example research question provides the context for each step in the process. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Reflection, Synthesis of Diabetes Articles

A 14-page research paper that summarizes, analyzes and synthesizes five research articles on diabetes and ethnic minorities with focus on clinical nurse specialist practice. The study conducted by Barko, et al (2011) is the principal focus of the paper. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Hypothesis Test to Assess Use of Facebook by Chicago Students

This 3 page paper uses data supplied by the student to assess the use of Facebook compared to other forms of social media. The paper contains a full hypothesis test using a T-Test, with each stage of the test explained. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

Dichotomy and Synthesis in Isabella Southern’s “Of Pruning and Production”

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of Isabella Southern's "Of Pruning and Production". An inductive analysis shows how the theme begins as a dichotomy but gradually becomes synthesized. Bibliography lists 0 sources.

Synthesis of CAPE from Propolis

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of CAPE synthsis. Procedures for distilling the compound from propolis are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Summary and Synthesis for Two Articles

This 4 page essay, first of all, summarizes 2 research articles on childhood asthma. Then, the writer provides a synthesis of the 2 articles and concludes by describing the difference between summation and synthesis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Diathesis-Stress Model

This 2 page paper discusses depression in older adults. It explains the diathesis-stress model framework and why it is used. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Can Animals Acquire Photosynthesis

This 4 page paper considers the studies that purport that certain mollusks and other lower animals have the ability to harness internal photosynthesis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Documentary Hypothesis Theory

In a paper of six pages, the author writes about the concept of Documentary Hypothesis. The author of this paper demonstrates how Documentary Hypothesis is not necessarily a valid theory and uses the bible to demonstrate this fact. There are three sources cited in this paper.


This 18-page paper focuses on research of potential methods used for firefighter recruiting. Bibliography has 10 sources.

Dehumanization: Why do we do it?

This five page paper explores why man is willing to inflict cruelty and death on other human beings. Focus is on the events during the Holocaust, but many other examples are given as well. Considers whether the new mechanical era is a cause. Argues a central thesis. Excellent paper showing the use of thesis and the support of that thesis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Mohammed, Charlemagne & Origins of Europe

A 7 page essay that analyzes Richard Hodges and David Whitehouse's 1983 text Mohammed, Charlemagne and the Origins of Europe: Archeology and the Pirenne Thesis, which is part of a continuing body of historical scholarship that addresses the nature and validity of Henri Pirenne's famous thesis concerning the origins of the medieval period. This examination demonstrates that, while the fringe elements of Pirenne's thesis can be disputed, the basic premise, which is that Rome did not disappear as a viable political entity quickly, but rather was a victim of gradual decline, is largely substantiated by recent research. Bibliography lists 2 sources.


This 5 page paper examines the thesis of Thomas Berger in his book The Long Shadow. The thesis is that indigenous people (i.e., natives) in the Americans are being as shabbily treated today by corporations and private concerns as they were hundreds of years ago as settlers began to infiltrate their lands. The paper names current examples of why Berger's thesis is correct. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Kate Chopin/Story of an Hour

A 6 page essay that first of all describes to the student researching this subject (in one paragraph) why the student's proposed thesis that Louise Mallard in Kate Chopin's short story "The Story of an Hour" committed suicide and why the writer chose the alternate thesis that she was murdered. The writer then offers an argument that explains and supports this thesis, which relies on the idea that while the murder was inadvertent, it nevertheless was the sight of her husband alive that shocked Louse into a fatal heart attack. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Dirlik's The Origins of Chinese Communism

This 4 page paper examines the author's central thesis. Bibliography includes 4 sources.

Frances Burney's 'Cecilia' & Charlotte Lennox's 'The Female Quixote'

A 4 page, thesis-orientated essay in which the writer explores and compares the theme of inheritance in these two classic stories.

Environmental Ethics

7 pages. This research paper is a defense of the following thesis statement: J. Baird Callicott is correct to suggest that a significant moral distinction should be drawn between wild and domestic animals. This paper defends three of the author's arguments that support his thesis. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Left-Handedness And Accidents / A Non-Experimental Study

This 9 page paper provides a model for a non-experimental study in which the thesis is that left-handers have more accidents than do right-handers and the reasons for this propensity are environmental. A literature review supports the thesis. Sections include: abstract; introduction; literature review; results and discussion. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

'Measure For Measure' / Controlling Women

This 7 page paper analyzes Shakespeare's play. The prevailing thesis is the avoidance and control of "mother" through the control of women. The writer demonstrates how all male characters, especially the Duke, control women and thus the mother figure or image throughout the text. Specific citations are offered in support of the thesis. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Role Of Early Roman Women

This 7 page paper critiques an excerpt from a book written by Balsdon that deals with the role of women in early Rome. The writer identifies Balsdon's thesis, then offers specific examples from the text to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Myths Of August By Stewart L. Udall

his 8 page paper discusses the theses contained in Udall's book, The Myths of August: A Personal Exploration of Our Tragic Cold War Affair With the Atom. Udall charges the United States Government with secrecy, with beginning the Atomic Age and denying any responsibility for the thousands of Americans harmed as a result of atomic and nuclear testing. He also states that the reasons given for the bombings in Japan were lies. His theses are analyzed in terms of then and now. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Influence of the Media on the Columbine Gunmen

A 6-page thesis paper that argues the point that the influences of the media, most notably film and music, played a major part in the tragic shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Arguments supporting this thesis include the parallels between the 1995 film "The Basketball Diaries" and the method chosen by Klebold and Harris in carrying out their "Trench Coat Mafia" plan of massacre. Also included are references to the music of the German band KMFDM and how these violent lyrics contributed to the mindset of the killers. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation generally sets up the "problem" to ...
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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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Chapter Three:  Methodology

The layout of a dissertation's methodology section varies greatly depending upon the type of ...
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Chapter Four:  Discussion

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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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Correct use of the APA style for the in-text citing of sources is often crucial to ...
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