Peer-reviewed journals (also called "scholarly" or "academic" journals) contain original research articles within a specific subject domain.
These articles are reviewed by other experts before publication and share many or all of these qualities:
Here are two examples:
NOTE: Some peer-reviewed journals will include literature reviews, book reviews, and opinion essays. None of these present original research however!
Based on the criteria listed above, which of the following articles would qualify as peer-reviewed research?
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Example: Journal of Social Issues
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