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Feedback in written instruction: The place of response certitude
This paper reviews written feedback from an information-processing perspective. The first section discusses the question of feedback as a reinforcer, and describes the feedback paradigm used as aExpand
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Research Synthesis
In meta-analyses the extraction and coding of information from primary research reports has to be completed in a competent way because these tasks implicate most of the decisions that determine the usefulness of thefinal product. Expand
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How Cognitive Maps are Learned and Remembered
Abstract This paper draws on research from geography and psychology to explain how people learn and remember both reference and thematic maps. The review describes how prior knowledge about mapsExpand
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The Effects of Class Size: An Examination of Rival Hypotheses
The present paper reports the results of reanalyses using statistical methods that can be rigorously justified for meta-analytic analyses of effect size data. Expand
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Religion and Subjective Well-Being in Adulthood: A Quantitative Synthesis
What is the strength and direction of the relation between religion and subjective well-being in adulthood? We addressed this question by performing a quantitative research synthesis (meta-analysis).Expand
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Health and Subjective Well-Being: A Meta-Analyis
A meta-analysis was conducted of the health/subjective well-being relationship, based upon studies of United States adults published prior to 1980. Dependent variables were zero-order and first-orderExpand
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Subjective Well-Being Measures: Reliability and Validity among Spanish Elders
The Philadelphia Geriatric Center Morale Scale, Life Satisfaction Index, and Affect Balance Scale were translated into Castilian Spanish and Catalan. Responses to these scales were obtained byExpand
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Correlates and Components of Subjective Well-Being Among the Elderly
Interest in the subjective well-being of the elderly was kindled by social gerontologists'efforts to test theories of successful aging and to improve the quality of life of older people. Although aExpand
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A Research Synthesis of Gender and Social Class as Correlates of Subjective Well-Being
Meta-analytic techniques were used to synthesize findings from the extant empirical literature on gender and social class as predictors of subjective well-being among U.S. adults. Based upon Rubin'sExpand
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The Social Activity/Subjective Well-Being Relation
Meta-analytic techniques were used to synthesize findings on the social activity/subjective well-being relation. We chose zero-order and first order associations as our dependent variables andExpand
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