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This week's video revisits the entertaining combination of performing arts and research. A few months ago we highlighted a video from the British Psychological Society that explained the concept "correlation does not imply causation" through dance. Next up in the "Dancing Statistics" video series: an exploration of the statistical concepts of sampling and standard error.
In this webinar recording, Jean Illsley Clarke, Ph.D., CFLE, and David Bredehoft, Ph.D., CFLE, discuss recent research on childhood overindulgence and its implications for parenting, grandparenting, and parent educators.
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Mathematica Policy Research provides a snapshot of some of its 2013 research results, including on early childhood Head Start programs and the economic well-being of LGBT youth aging out of foster care.
The Pew Research Center lists 13 data highlights from its research and surveying during 2013, including on living arrangements of young adults, mothers as income-providers, the U.S. immigrant population, religious identification, and public support for same-sex marriage.
by Twyla J. Hill, Ph.D., professor of sociology, Wichita State University; and Stacy Tiemeyer, M.A., University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Almost all previous research on siblings and caregiving division of labor is qualitative. This quantitative project tested some of the topics suggested by those qualitative studies. While we could not look at how siblings made decisions about who would assist parents, we did explore whether the presence of siblings (and of certain types of siblings) affected the behavior of respondents. We tested four hypotheses.
In this clip from her NCFR 2013 annual conference plenary session, Dr. Kristin Moore of Child Trends discusses measurements of child well-being and well-becoming within health, education, behavior, and the socio-emotional domain.
These estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau give information for all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico on more than 40 topics, such as educational attainment, income, occupation, commuting to work, language spoken at home, nativity, ancestry and selected monthly homeowner costs. This is the first ACS 5-year release that includes statistics at the neighborhood level for the following topic areas: disability; marital history; VA service-connected disability status and rating; health insurance coverage; and year of naturalization.
In this article, the authors hope to shift the debate in the practice disciplines concerning quality in qualitative research from a preoccupation with epistemic criteria toward consideration of aesthetic and rhetorical concerns. They see epistemic criteria as inevitably including aesthetic and rhetorical concerns. The authors argue here for a reconceptualization of the research report as a literary technology that mediates between researcher/writer and reviewer/reader.
This Pew Research Center analysis of government time-use data looks at not only how much time parents spend on various activities, but how they feel while doing those activities. It shows that parents find caring for their children to be much more exhausting than their paid work, but also find more meaning in the time they spend with their kids.