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LEH 100 | LEH 102

How to Identify Keywords

Identify the important nouns or main ideas in your research question. 

  • Research Question: What is the effect of incorrect health information on social media?

Generate synonyms for each main term, along with words that are narrower, broader, and related.

  • Incorrect information: deceit, manipulation, lies, false, slander, misinformation
  • Social media: online, web, internet, web 2.0, online social networks
  • Health: wellness, doctor, physical wellbeing, medical

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