IF YOU PERFORM research as part of your work or your studies, you can harness ChatGPT's power to complete that research more quickly. In this chapter, we'll look at how to prompt ChatGPT to summarize articles you might want to read, analyze data you've captured, and suggest topics connected to the topics you're researching. We'll also cover how to prompt ChatGPT to generate research questions for you and how to enlist ChatGPT's help to design experiments.
If you had infinite time, you could read all the literature on the subject you need to study or to understand. But as your time is limited, you may want to get ChatGPT to summarize one or more articles for you. This can be a great way to get a quick overview of an article — enough, at least, to determine whether you should read the article yourself.
If you enable the Web Browsing Model, ChatGPT can summarize articles on the web, provided they are not hidden behind paywalls or otherwise restricted. Give a prompt like this:
- Summarize URL
ChatGPT reads the article and returns a summary.
Without the Web Browsing Model enabled, you must paste into the Send ...