When reviewing popular media coverage of a particular research study, there are two key things you'll want to be mindful of:
While some popular media will provide direct links to the original study, it's fairly common not to. When this happens, you'll need to look for "clues" in the text to help point you in the right direction.
Here's some key pieces of information to scan for:
If you're still struggling to get enough detail about the original study, try a Google search using any of the key clues you found while reading the popular media source. Sometimes multiple outlets will cover the same study, and so may have more information or even a direct link!
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