Chapter 7. Who Should Collect Our Data: Parents or Trained Observers?

  1. Douglas M. Teti
  1. Ronald Seifer

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756676.ch7

Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science

Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science

How to Cite

Seifer, R. (2005) Who Should Collect Our Data: Parents or Trained Observers?, in Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science (ed D. M. Teti), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756676.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222613

Online ISBN: 9780470756676

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Keywords:

  • human development researchers;
  • developmental research;
  • data reduction;
  • measurement errors;
  • regression

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Why Query Family Members?

  • Bad Things Can Happen

  • What's the Alternative?

  • Why Do So Much Work?

  • A Research Example

  • A Theoretical Framework

  • Summary and Integration

  • Acknowledgment

  • Note

  • References