empirical research


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an empirical search for knowledge

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Within the academy, empirical research provides an example of a down-to-earth approach.
The use of the term "ethnography" as a general term for empirical research could be misleading for the reader who either expects this book to contain ethnographies or takes this book's contents to define ethnography.
Empirical research no longer equates only to experimental research: Alice Gillam reminds us that "the term empirical, once it is detached from assumptions of positivism and scientific objectivity, can be used to refer to .
Part-III, the cultural Schizophrenia, deals with the core outcome of the empirical research which explores policy-practice gaps.
The book includes a historical overview of the topic, a detailed review of the empirical research and an analysis of the implications of developing collective trust for long-term school reform.
Among specific topics are Lester Luborsky as a trailblazer in empirical research on psychoanalytic therapy, Klaus Grawe on a constant quest for a truly integrative and research-based psychotherapy, Clare E.
Among the many CAM therapies frequently used by fibromyalgia patients, empirical research data exist to support the use of only three: (1) mind-body, (2) acupuncture, and (3) manipulative therapies for treating fibromyalgia.
List's lecture, "Using Field Experiments in Economics: An Introduction," and Kremer's "Conducting Field Research in Developing Countries" together provided a broad introduction to the theory and practice of this increasingly important aspect of empirical research.
Common sense says that sometimes ignorance is bliss, and social psychologists Taylor and Brown claim that empirical research shows that people who are mildly deluded about their abilities, achievements, and future prospects are mentally healthier and happier than highly realistic people.
This article presents a critical appraisal of the psychosocial empirical research on surrogate mothers, their motivations for entering into surrogacy agreements and the outcome of their participation.
Focusing on empirical research, the title is targeted to demographers, economists, biologists, sociologists, geographers and related professionals.
Using theoretical and empirical work in a variety of educational and psychological fields, the authors identify knowledge that is supported by empirical research.
Chapters discuss both patient-induced and therapist-induced termination, patient characteristics and variations in termination processes and outcomes, clinical principles that can be drawn from empirical research, and much more.
The more thoughtful proponents of evidence-based practice point to the importance of balancing clinical expertise and patient/family values with the evidence provided by empirical research.
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