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Theory and Method

Learn about methods used and theories behind different areas of research.

 

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Animal Models

1 articles


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Developmental

4 articles


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Epidemiological

12 articles


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Longitudinal

11 articles


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Non-Mainstream Research

7 articles


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Policy Research

4 articles


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Qualitative

10 articles


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Translational

30 articles


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Web-based

8 articles


Quick Tip

A Different Way of Thinking about Research

John A. Øvretveit considers how the medical field could benefit from drawing from other fields in exploring a range of different research and evaluation methods.

Quick Tip - 2 minutes 44 seconds


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Defining a Pilot Study

Helena Kraemer shares her thoughts on what should and should not be called a pilot study.

Quick Tip - 1 minute 54 seconds


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Develop a Model First

Work out your model before you design the study, recommends Martica Hall.

Quick Tip - 1 minute 4 seconds


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From Sensitivity to Competence

Joaquin Borrego, Jr describes the history of research in cultural competence.

Quick Tip - 2 minutes 9 seconds


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Health Parity

Barbara J. Guthrie explains the need for quality healthcare from preconception through death.

Quick Tip - 1 minute 53 seconds


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Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research

Jacqueline Resnick explains the difference between two approaches to research.

Quick Tip - 2 minutes 7 seconds


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Origins of Research Questions

Boris Birmaher explains his interest in clinical research.

Quick Tip - 1 minute 55 seconds


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The Gedank Experiment

Helena Kraemer uses the perfect experiment to help her design a good study.

Quick Tip - 1 minute 1 second


Featured

On Being a Scientist
Don't confuse science and advocacy, advises Laurence Steinberg.


Benefits of Mice Over Fruit Flies
Colleen McClung discusses the benefits of using mice in research.



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