Postsecondary Research and Recommendations for Federal Datasets With American Indians and Alaska Natives: Challenges and Future Directions
- Environmental Science
Abstract:This article discusses methodological strengths and limitations of federally managed postsecondary data with American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) college student populations. To support…
When Does the Ecological Fallacy Vanish in Linear Regressions?
- Environmental Science
As regards regressions, the ecological fallacy suggests that coefficients obtained from aggregate (or group) data often differ from those of the same statistical model and data at the individual…
What can ecological studies tell us about death?
- Environmental ScienceIsrael Journal of Health Policy Research
Using an ecological study design, Gordon et al. demonstrate variations in mortality patterns across districts and sub-districts of Israel during 2008–2013 using public-domain anonymous data.
On the use of interview data for the microsimulation of ideological conflicts
There is an increasing number of interview projects like the European Values Study (EVS) or the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), which collect in many different countries internationally…
Prenatal and Early Life Exposure to Stressful Life Events and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Population-Based Studies in Sweden and England
- Psychology, MedicinePloS one
No evidence is found to support the hypotheses that exposure to stressful life events during the prenatal period is associated with an increased risk of offspring ASD.
Boredom belief moderates the mental health impact of boredom among young people: Correlational and multi‐wave longitudinal evidence gathered during the COVID‐19 pandemic
- PsychologyJournal of personality
Abstract Objectives Young people's experience of boredom and its psychological health sequelae have been exacerbated by the COVID‐19 pandemic. The present study examined the moderating role of…
Be careful with ecological associations
- Environmental ScienceNephrology
By using a series of examples, this paper provides a general explanation of the ecological studies and provides some useful elements to recognize or suspect ecological fallacy in this type of studies.
The Happy Culture: A Theoretical, Meta-Analytic, and Empirical Review of the Relationship Between Culture and Wealth and Subjective Well-Being
- PsychologyPersonality and social psychology review : an official journal of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc
The happy nation has low power distance and low uncertainty avoidance, but is high in femininity and individualism, and these effects are interrelated but still partially independent from political and economic institutions.
What Can Cross-Cultural Correlations Teach Us about Human Nature?
- PsychologyHuman nature
This work provides examples of how cross-cultural non-equivalence of measurement gives rise to problems in the context of testing evolutionary hypotheses about human behavior, and offers some suggestions for future research.
An introduction to multilevel analysis: Is the individual demand for health is affected by the physician of primary care?
For the city of Zaragoza, the results show the existence of a random effect significant of the primary care physician in spending made by patients, and the application of Heckman’s model provides evidence of this bias.