Definitional brainstorming session

R.W. Schwester © 2015 All Rights Reserved Except from Teaching Research Methods in Public Administration DEFINING VARIABLES Subsequent to identifying one’s variables, a researcher must thoroughly define all of those variables. A researcher must convey his or her conception of what each variable means. Using our recurring example – Do students that attend research methods… Continue reading Definitional brainstorming session

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Research Methods in Public Administration

R.W. Schwester © 2015 All Rights Reserved Except from Teaching Research Methods in Public Administration DEFINING VARIABLES Subsequent to identifying one’s variables, a researcher must thoroughly define all of those variables. A researcher must convey his or her conception of what each variable means. Using our recurring example – Do students that attend research methods… Continue reading Research Methods in Public Administration

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Applying numbers or labels to variables.

R.W. Schwester © 2015 All Rights Reserved Except from Teaching Research Methods in Public Administration MEASURING VARIABLES What Does Measurement Entail? In simplest terms, measurement involves applying numbers or labels to variables. Researchers use the six primary empirical tools discussed in Chapter 1 to measure the variables that were identified and defined in Chapter 3.… Continue reading Applying numbers or labels to variables.

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The income and household composition

SITUATION ANALYSIS   CUSTOMERS These are our current customers: Demographics (e.g. age, income, household composition, ZIP code): 20-30 yrs old, income 100kk/y, single Psychographics (e.g. attitude to product, to competition, to ads): interested in innovation, progress, fashion, open to new experiences. Using our competition but ready to test new options as well. Current levels/ measures… Continue reading The income and household composition

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The association between valence of social media experiences

The association between valence of social media experiences and depressive symptoms Brian A. PrimackMD, PhD1,2,3 Meghan A. Bisbey BA1,4 Ariel ShensaMA1,2 Nicholas D. Bowman PhD5 Sabrina A. Karim BA1,4 Jennifer M. KnightMA5 Jaime E. Sidani PhD1,2 1Center for Research onMedia, Technology, and Health,University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 2Department of Medicine,University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,… Continue reading The association between valence of social media experiences

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Movie Analysis Assignment Paper

PSYC221 Movie Analysis Assignment Due T hursday, April 29th The major assignment this semester will be a writing assignment that you will analyze a movie and discuss the psychological disorder associated with the character. The analysis will be formatted using APA guidelines. The movie assignment i s due Thursday, April, 29th and must be submitted… Continue reading Movie Analysis Assignment Paper

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Depression as the leading cause of disability worldwide

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide (World Health Organization, 2016). In the United States, the economic burden of depression is over $210 billion (Greenberg, Fournier, Sisitsky, Pike, & Kessler, 2015). Moreover, many individuals with depression also experience physical or psychiatric comorbidities that contribute to the overall disease burden (Greenberg et al., 2015). Only… Continue reading Depression as the leading cause of disability worldwide

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