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The happy personality: a meta-analysis of 137 personality traits and subjective well-being.
This meta-analysis used 9 literature search strategies to examine 137 distinct personality constructs as correlates of subjective well-being (SWB). Personality was found to be equally predictive of
Effectiveness of Mentoring Programs for Youth: A Meta-Analytic Review
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Findings provide evidence of only a modest or small benefit of program participation for the average youth, but program effects are enhanced significantly when greater numbers of both theory-based and empirically based “best practices” are utilized and when strong relationships are formed between mentors and youth.
The Handbook of Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis
The chapter on stochastically dependent effect sizes by Gleser and Olkin (2009) in The handbook of research synthesis and meta-analysis (2nd ed.) describes. Download Here: tinyurl.com/ohnxrcn When
Organizing knowledge syntheses: A taxonomy of literature reviews
A taxonomy of literature reviews in education and psychology is presented. The taxonomy categorizes reviews according to: (a) focus; (b) goal; (c) perspective; (d) coverage; (e) organization; and (f)
The Effects of Summer Vacation on Achievement Test Scores: A Narrative and Meta-Analytic Review
A review of 39 studies indicated that achievement test scores decline over summer vacation. The results of the 13 most recent studies were combined using meta-analytic procedures. The meta-analysis
Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis: A Step-by-Step Approach
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The Fourth Edition concludes that Threats to the Validity of Research Synthesis Conclusions are real and pose a serious threat to the validity of research synthesis.
Synthesizing Research: A Guide for Literature Reviews
Introduction The Problem Formulation Stage The Literature Search Stage The Data Evaluation Stage The Data Analysis Stage The Interpretation and Presentation Stage General Issues
Does Homework Improve Academic Achievement? A Synthesis of Research, 1987–2003
In this article, research conducted in the United States since 1987 on the effects of homework is summarized. Studies are grouped into four research designs. The authors found that all studies,
The desirability of control
The psychological construct of desirability of control was related to several theoretical statements (e.g., Kelley, 1971; White, 1959) and areas of current research (e.g., Glass & Singer, 1972; Deci,
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