Essays Tagged: "Longitudinal study"

Influence of parents on their children's sexual orientation

mbok, Susan. Do Parents Influence the Sexual Orientation of Their Children? Findings From a Longitudinal Study of Lesbian Families. Developmental Psychology. 1996, Vol. 32, No. ...

(3 pages) 144 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Describe and discuss the social and emotional consequences for a child of being identified as gifted. Refer to evidence in your answer. (12 marks - 5/7 split)

f these gifted children is as high as that of 'normal' children. This idea is supported by Terman's longitudinal study 1925-1959. He studied and followed children with an IQ of 140+ throughout their l ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Postpartum depression and child development: An investigation of mothers and fathers as sources of risk and resilience

Study:This participants of this study consisted of 70 mothers and fathers who were part of a larger longitudinal study investigating the development and consequences of depression during the postpartu ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Does Pot Make You Dumb? by Travis Varner

h James, and Robert Gray, coauthors of "Current and Former Marijuana Use: Preliminary Findings of a Longitudinal Study of effects on IQ in Young Adults", investigated the effects of heavy, intermediat ...

(8 pages) 21 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Globalization and its effect on the South African economy and the JSE securities exchange

tion. This sharp contrast emphasises the effects that globalization has on a country.The essay is a longitudinal study that seeks to understand the impact of globalization on the JSE Securities Exchan ...

(38 pages) 250 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

"Bullying: Definitions, prevalence, Characteristics, Prevention" A graduate level research paper, review of literature

research on bullying took place in Scandinavia, led by University professor Dan Olweus. He began a longitudinal study in the 1970's that is still currently going on (Olweus 1999). This longitudinal s ... hool.Another study examined the prevalence of bullying during the transition to middle school. This longitudinal study, conducted over two years by Pellegrini and Bartini (2000), hypothesized a decrea ...

(14 pages) 280 0 4.9 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Critically discuss Hakim's argument that women's heterogeneous preferences regarding work and family are the main determinants of female employment patterns (full time and part time) in the UK.

societies whereby choice becomes the dominant explanation for the changes in employment patterns. A longitudinal study, using quantitative data interpreted by Hakim, reveals heterogeneous preferences ... declining numbers of full time working mothers illustrates a fault in the stability of preferences longitudinally.McRae highlights the importance of a woman’s beliefs concerning ‘being a mo ...

(16 pages) 44 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Body Image

ery different, despite the shared topic. In Jones' body image article, the content is centered on a longitudinal study of how certain factors (social, psychological, and biological) influenced body im ... t is clear in the very first passage that she is just trying educate readers about the issue. "This longitudinal study of adolescent girls and boys examined the contributions of social…, psycho ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Omega-3 fatty acids improvements in emotional health.

reviously conducted study Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities. The Atherosclerosis Risk study was a longitudinal study (1987-1998) that consisted of 15,792 men and women from the ages of 45 to 64. How ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Having viewed 'The Making of a Moonie' devise a research plan based upon Eileen Barker's methods that will address a study of the followers of the Wicca in the UK.

'The Making of a Moonie' was a short video about the longitudinal study conducted by Eileen Barker in the 70's and 80's which is of great interest to mys ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What are the Benefits of Social Science Research? Using literature and practical examples show how research has influenced our understanding of each other and society.

reas of research are qualitative and quantitative. However two more popular methods of research are Longitudinal and Descriptive. Longitudinal research studies social issues on more than one occasion ... dy life events throughout lifetime or generations, these studies tend to be more accurate. Types of longitudinal study are cohort studies and panel studies. Descriptive research is a sort of conclusiv ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Psychology Bouchard et al

behaviour.Study-It has been running since 1979 and this was done with the use of a cross cultural, longitudinal study. Bouchard et al. studied the monozygotic twins and dizygotic twins since infancy. ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology