Glen Spielmans, PhD.
Professor of Psychology, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN.
Dr. Spielmans has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
We live in a world where we are inundated with research studies and it is our job to vet these, looking for the pearls among the rocks. This article is a concise and practical review of what research can and cannot tell you and what to look for in a good study.