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FYS Brain Based Learning

Keywords and Phrases

Keywords are words or concepts, including synonyms, that directly relate to your topics.

Example: epidemic, pandemic, SARS, influenza

Phrases define precisely how you want the words to appear

Example: "developing country", "collaborative efforts", "World Health Organization"

Boolean Search Terms


"Communicable Diseases" OR "Contagious Diseases" AND "Developing Countries"

"Communicable Diseases" NOT "Infectious Diseases"

"Social Media" AND "Public Health"


Facebook AND "fake news" AND pandemic