Generate research ideas for each of the categories below. Generate solid ideas for each, identify the variables involved, possible methods, the hypothesis, etc.
a. informal observations (generate research ideas that will use informal observations to collect the evidence to prove/disprove the hypothesis)
b. practical problems
c. topics discussed in recent issues of professional peer-reviewed journals (identify the journal or journals you browse, you can use “library services” or journal websites to see what recent topics have been discussed in journals). Some journals you may look at include: American Journal of Psychology, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, British Journal of Psychology, Evolution and Human Behavior, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, Behavior Research and Therapy, Psychopharmacology, Behavioral Pharmacology, European Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Journal of Experimental Psychology, Learning and Memory, Neuropharmacology