Using ChatGPT to assist with writing a research paper

Enhance your academic writing with AI! Explore how ChatGPT helps you draft your methods section, brainstorm counterargument ideas, and write a compelling conclusion.

Franz Wiesbauer, MD MPH
Franz Wiesbauer, MD MPH
30th Oct 2023 • 2m read
Using ChatGPT to assist with writing a research paper

Are you struggling with writing the methods section of your research paper? Learn how ChatGPT can make this task easier with these steps:

Step 1: Brainstorm

Start by creating a bullet-point list of key details about your research methodology. Don't worry about language or structure at this stage; focus on getting the information down.

Step 2: Ask ChatGPT to refine

Input your bullet points and ask ChatGPT to provide detailed descriptions. This approach saves time and effort and ensures a comprehensive description of your methodology.

Step 3: Review ChatGPT’s output
Review the output from ChatGPT and put your own touch on it. Remember that you are collaborating with ChatGPT and using it as a partner and it may not give you the perfect output every time.


You can also use ChatGPT to develop counterarguments and the conclusion of your scientific paper.


Input your arguments and ask ChatGPT to create counterarguments that strengthen your main argument and show different sides of the topic.


Start by drafting your conclusion, and then ask ChatGPT to rewrite your paragraph as a conclusion. Incorporate counterarguments in your conclusion to provide a well-rounded viewpoint and strengthen your argument.

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