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The relation between self-beliefs and academic achievement: A meta-analytic review
(Educational Psychologist, 2004-03-01)
There has been extensive debate among scholars and practitioners concerning whether self-beliefs influence academic achievement. To address this question, findings of longitudinal studies investigating the relation between ...
A brief history of research synthesis.
(Eval Health Prof, 2002-03)
Science is supposed to be cumulative, but scientists only rarely cumulate evidence scientifically. This means that users of research evidence have to cope with a plethora of reports of individual studies with no systematic ...
Brain activity during episodic retrieval of autobiographical and laboratory events: an fMRI study using a novel photo paradigm.
(J Cogn Neurosci, 2004-11)
Functional neuroimaging studies of episodic memory retrieval generally measure brain activity while participants remember items encountered in the laboratory ("controlled laboratory condition") or events from their own life ...
Co-activation of the amygdala, hippocampus and inferior frontal gyrus during autobiographical memory retrieval.
Functional MRI was used to investigate the role of medial temporal lobe and inferior frontal lobe regions in autobiographical recall. Prior to scanning, participants generated cue words for 50 autobiographical memories and ...
Do smokers respond to health shocks?
(Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001-11-01)
This paper reports the first effort to use data to evaluate how new information, acquired through exogenous health shocks, affects people's longevity expectations. We find that smokers react differently to health shocks ...
A molecular neuroethological approach for identifying and characterizing a cascade of behaviorally regulated genes.
(Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2006-10-10)
Songbirds have one of the most accessible neural systems for the study of brain mechanisms of behavior. However, neuroethological studies in songbirds have been limited by the lack of high-throughput molecular resources ...
The short and long of it: neural correlates of temporal-order memory for autobiographical events.
(J Cogn Neurosci, 2008-07)
Previous functional neuroimaging studies of temporal-order memory have investigated memory for laboratory stimuli that are causally unrelated and poor in sensory detail. In contrast, the present functional magnetic resonance ...
The Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse Study Design and Implementation Assessment Device: Version 1.0
(The Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse Study Design and Implementation Assessment Device: Version 1.0, 2003)
Evaluating and Interpreting Research Syntheses in Adult Learning and Literacy
This occasional paper introduces the methods of research synthesis and meta-analysis to researchers and consumers of research in the field of adult learning and literacy. To begin, the first section of the paper defines ...
Research synthesis and meta-analysis
(The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods, 2008-08-27)
As the volume of primary research across all fields of social science continues to grow at rapid rates, research synthesis has become more important today than at any other time in history. With the development of metaanalysis, ...