Background research is a huge category that includes anything that is not scholarly, peer-reviewed research. Popular sources make up the majority of this content, but there are also more authoritative information sources we can consult in our background research phase. You can see the distinctions between these 2 source types (authoritative and popular) below.
|Search in Google||Explanation|
|yoga depression site:.gov||Only returns results from government websites|
|yoga depression site:.org||Only returns results from websites with the domain ending .org|
|yoga depression site:nih.gov||Only returns results from the National Institute of Health website|
Any Google search on your topic. News articles, websites, and blogs all count!