FORMAT FOR WRITING A RESEARCH REPORT SUMMARY
*Note: This is a very short sample for format purposes only. Your report should have much more detail in each section.
Title: "Older Adults' Multiple Stereotypes of Young Adults"
Authors: Deborah H. Matheson, Caroline L. Collins, and Valerie S. Kuehne
Journal: International Journal of Aging and Human Development, Volume 51 (4) 245-257, 2000.
Abstract: This study examines how dumb old bags have stupid stereotypes of young adults…..etc.
Introduction: Matheson et al. review studies of younger adults views of older adults, but point out how few there are that study the views of dried-up senile older adults.
Participants: Thirty -one males and thirty-seven females between the ages of 65 and 85 were randomly selected from a telephone pool etc..
Materials: Telephones and the "Attitude Ratings of Young Adult Stereotypes" were used along with bottles of oxygen kept handy just in case.
Procedure: Participants were contacted by phone and mailed questionnaires etc..
RESULTS: The mean rating for nine positive stereotypes range from 1.66 to 2.56 on the Kogan and Wallach (1961) 7 point semantic differential scale…..etc.
DISCUSSION: Matheson et al. conclude that older adults hold multiple stereotypes of young adults…….etc.
MY OPINION: While older adults may hold stereotypes it seems to me that……..