Most journals expect you to follow the IMRaD (Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion) format while writing your research paper. It is possible that you might be slightly confused about what to include in the Results and Discussions sections. However, in order to effectively write both these sections, you need to understand the distinction between the two clearly. This infographic explains the five main differences between these two sections of a manuscript.
Feel free to download a PDF version of this infographic and use it as a handy reference while you are writing these two sections of your manuscript.
5 differences between the results and discussion sections.pdf