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Defining Friendships With Kids 1 Running Head: DEFINING FRIENDSHIPS WITH KIDS Friendship Definitions According to Children’s Age Henry Mai Wayne State University PSY 1010, Section 052
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Defining Friendships With Kids 2 Method Participants Overall 42 participants from all over metro Detroit took part in this study. There was 5 males and 6 females ages range of 3-5 years, 6 males and 6 female age range of 8- 10, 3 males and 13 females age range of 13-15. They were randomly picked by the interviewer and were categorized in the following age groups:3-5, 8-10, and 13-15. Since the participants were all under legal age, informed consent was verbally obtained from their parents. Materials The materials used to perform the study were writing utensils, paper to record answers on, and the sheet with questions to ask for the interview. Writing utensils and paper were needed to record responses for reference, to interview questions was used to ask the participant the questions. Procedure The experiment was done in one of two ways: face to face, or over the phone and their response was recorded. Once the interviewer ask a question, he/she must write down all responses even it seem unrelated to the question. Age groups were assigned based on who knew the needed age of participants. Training for the experiment involved
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course PSY 1001 taught by Professor Lisavanhavermaet during the Fall '08 term at Wayne State University.

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