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Research Methods In the Study of Lifespan Development

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What are the various research methods employed by scientists who primarily study the field of lifespan development?

How can I compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of two lifespan development research methods?

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<What are the various research methods employed by scientists who primarily study the field of lifespan development. How can I compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of two lifespan development research methods?>

There are various methods employed by scientists who primarily study the field of lifespan development. In essence, the lifespan means the time when a child is born or conceived throughout the time that child grows into later adulthood. Each of the phases in one's life make up the ...

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In this solution, you will learn the various research methods employed by scientists who primarily study the field of lifespan development. You will also learn how to compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of two lifespan development research methods.

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A sample human development research proposal

Design a research study proposal to examine some aspect of human development. You may select any topic that is of interest to you, as long as it pertains to the life span. Refer to "Life-Span Development Resources," for useful life-span websites if you are having difficulty selecting a topic.

Introduction
Specify a life-span topic.
Explain the topic you have selected and provide reasoning for the research study.
Study Design (e.g., correlation, experiment, quasiexperiment, etc.)
Briefly explain the design of the study you are proposing.
Methodology
Explain the methods for conducting the experiment. Address the following question: How would you propose to study the selected topic, and what is the IV/DV, if applicable?
Timeframe
Describe in detail the timeframe for the study (e.g., longitudinal, cross-sectional, or mixed design).
Conclusion
Summarize your proposal succinctly.

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