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Summary and critique of quantitative research articles

Please note, there are two attached files to be used for the two quantitative research articles. Kindly provide citation of the article you used and the references after the solution I'll appreciate that.

1. Provide a brief summary and critique of the two quantitative research articles you

2. Using the Checklist (the two attached files) on Criteria for Critiquing a Research Report as a template for commenting on the main methodological features of each study.

3. And in using this checklist, avoid simply stating yes or no that some component of the study was present or mentioned. Rather, provide a brief description of each of the ten steps (the authors' label) or components of the study.


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The two quantitative papers I found are entitled "Of Human Bonding: Newborns prefer their Mother's Voices" by Anthony J. DeCasper and William P. Fifer and the other is entitled Neonatal Behavior Among Urban Zambians and Americans by T. Berry Brazelton, Barbara Koslowski and Edward Tronick. In summary the article "Neonatal Behavior Among Urban Zambians and Americans" it is a study that asked the question about developmental differences can be found early in the child's life even as early as a neonate. The research wanted to find out if children of other cultures develop in the same ways. This is a study that used 10 Zambian and 10 American infants. All the mothers gave birth naturally without any medications except for muscle relaxants. The Neonatal Behavioral Assessment test was done with the ...

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This is a summary and critique of a quantitative report on methods used with mothers and newborns.