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Top Ten Tips for Graduate Students Who Want to Conduct a Meta-analysis

All you need to conduct a meta-analysis is use of one or more comprehensive literature search engines (e.g., Web of Science, PsycINFO, PubMed), access to a basic statistics program such as SPSS or SAS at your disposal, and a good idea for a meta-analysis topic.

Yes, that's all you need if you want to do a TERRIBLE meta-analysis! You need to do an exhaustive search in MANY databases, scour for unpublished data, and put in major effort in data analysis.

This guide provides links to help you with this work. 


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