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Rhee - Association of Parenting Style and Overweight Status

Why survey? Was it good?
- tracked over 54 months at home, in lab, and over phone
- survey good to find a correlation
Baughcum - Maternal Perceptions of Overweight Children

Why survey? Was it good?
- cross-sectional survey in pediatrician's office
- bad because English speaking only
- good that questions were read aloud for those people that couldn't read
Cross Sectional Surveys are:
- snapshot of one point in time
- used to describe norms, not to determine causation
- quick, efficient, and economic
Longitudinal Surveys are:
- a periodic assessment of the same children over a long period of time
- used to describe how children develop - can establish causality
- have the disadvantages of drop outs and participants guessing the test
Experiments are:
- controlled by the experimenter - control the IV or intervention
- tests of hypotheses
- advantaged by providing strong evidence of cause and effect
- weak because they are difficult to generalize
Surveys are:
- used to establish correlation by taking various assessments and finding relationships
- easy to implement but cannot rule out 3rd variables or establish causality
Questionnaires are on paper or spoken?
On paper
Interviews are on paper or spoken?
Spoken
Developmental tasks are:
- designed to describe an ability
- like an experiment because they are specifically designed by researchers to get at a particular point
- like a survey because you can compare different children and find patterns
- usually testing dependent variables
The PPVT test is:
- used to find the child's vocabulary age
- useful for a quick determination
- bad because there is no color, you can randomly guess, and even adults get some wrong
Piagetian Tasks are:
- ones that test for child's cognitive ability
- example: test for conservation with water
- used to help understand the process of thinking
Vygotskyan Tasks are:
- used for zone of proximal development
- example: placing blocks into groups