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Peer reviewed articles are published in scholarly, peer reviewed journals and usually follow a consistent format. The articles have gone through a "peer review process" wherein a panel of experts has approved of the quality of writing, soundness of the research methods, logic of results, and significance to the field.
Sections of a Peer Reviewed Article
►Abstract: Identifies the focus of the article
►Introduction: Provides context for the article
►Methods: Discusses study design and research methods
►Results: May include graphs, charts, figures, and tables
►Discussion: Where authors write about what their results mean
►Conclusion: Wraps up the article
►References: Section at the end of the paper that lists the other publications the authors cited