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In this video from ProQuest's Research Companion, find out why you should avoid topics you feel strongly about and pick topics you're curious about instead.
Narrowing Your Topic:
Let's say you want to write about food insecurity, but your professor says food insecurity is too broad. You might consider narrowing your topic down by the following scopes:
Using the above criteria and the background reading you did, you might come up with the following research question:
What impact do free summer lunch programs have on food insecurity rates among school-aged children?
"Narrowing Your Topic" from ProQuest's Research Companion