Children[1][1] - Children's stereotypes of popularity...

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Children’s stereotypes of popularity & acquisition of self- administered cocaine in adult rats Question 1: How was the research question examined? For Article 1: The research questions here have been examined in a very practical & effective manner. The research was carried out productively & provides a definite path to resolving issues regarding social stereotypes developing in children. The study used open-ended questions instead of peer nomination only and also examined gender and differences. Participating was an ethnically diverse sample of 92 children in the fourth through eighth grades. Subjects were asked to provide free descriptions of four types of peers: popular boys; popular girls; unpopular boys; and unpopular girls. Furthermore, this examination doesn’t constrict itself to only providing statistical data but also allows for scope of analysis involving all the relevant data. In the process, the research criteria & procedures have been provided categorically in order to simplify interpretation of the data to a reader. For Article 2: The research question was thoroughly examined employing technologically sound apparatus which surely affirms the flawlessness of the findings in the said research. The research showed that neonatal isolation (1-hr isolation/day from dam, litter, and nest on PND 2-9) facilitates cocaine self-administration and increases extracellular dopamine responses in ventral striatum after stimulant administration in adulthood. Question 2: For Article 1: The methods used to present the facts & explaining each attribute of children behavior are very vibrant. In examining the research questions, the first part focused on analyzing children behaviors based on popular perceptions & sociometric likeliness while the later part highlighted on differentiating perception of sociability of children of similar age group & social status & the actual sociometric likeliness among these peers. Stepwise discriminant function analyses were conducted to determine how well children's answers discriminated among the four types of peers. Repeated measures analyses of variance were performed with participant age, gender, and
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status as between-subject factors. To this end, the research parameters have been explained For Article 2: The methods that were used in this research were highly critical considering the negative effects it might have had on the examined rats for prolonged period. The methods used here were: Recording the number of lever presses by both rat groups which would induce the dosage of cocaine into their bodies Keeping track of when the rats consumed food, after how many or what dosage of cocaine Question 3: W hat were the Measurement tools? For Article 1:
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course PSYCH 450 taught by Professor Moo during the Spring '11 term at Berkeley College.

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