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Social Scientific Thinking
- Online demonstration of correlation coefficents.
- Boeckmann, R. Number of pirates and global average temperature
- Atlantic Monthly article about a Harvard longitudinal
study - an excellent example of idiographic research
article from the Washington Post relevant to confirmation bias
- Plait, P. (October 7, 2012). TEDX talks: Some ideas are not worth spreading.
- Lilienfeld, S. O. (2012). Public skepticism of psychology: Why many people perceive the study of human behavior as unscientific. American Psychologist, 67(2), 111-129. doi:10.1037/a0023963
- Waterman, A. S. (2013). The humanistic psychology–positive psychology divide: Contrasts in philosophical foundations. American Psychologist, 68(3), 124-133. doi:10.1037/a0032168
- Pozios, Kambryn & Beder (August 25, 2013). Does media violence lead to the real thing? New York Times.
Survey research: Asking questions
Survey research: Analyzing data
Applied and evaluation research
- Charmaz, K. (October 7, 2010) What is grounded theory?
- Chapter from Holloway, I, & Wheeler, S. (2009). Qualitative Research in Nursing and Healthcare.
- Chapter from Hancock, B. (1998). The nature of quaitative research: Development and Perspectives.
- Hamilton, L. (2007). Trading on heterosexuality: College women's gender strategies and homophobia. Gender & Society, 21(2), 145-172. doi:10.1177/0891243206297604
- Rockwell, D., & Giles, D. C. (2009). Being a celebrity: A phenomenology of fame. Journal Of Phenomenological Psychology, 40(2), 178-210. doi:10.1163/004726609X12482630041889
Heather Smith, Ph.D.
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