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HD 2180: Human Development Adulthood and Aging (Spring 2014): In-class Activities

Finding and identifying key scholarly articles

Determining article quality Q1

Ninot, G. et al. (2005).  "The dynamics of self-esteem in adults over a 6-month period:  An exploratory study".  Journal of Psychology, 139(4):  315-330. 

Determining article quality Q1
High impact article: 6 votes (75%)
Low impact article: 2 votes (25%)
Total Votes: 8

Determining article quality Q2

Hybels, CF, et al. (2012).  "The complex association between religious activities and functional limitations in older adults".  Gerontologist.  52(5): 676-685. 

Determining article quality Q2
High impact article: 0 votes (0%)
Low impact article: 1 votes (100%)
Total Votes: 1

Determining article quality Q3

Teachman, BA (2006).  "Aging and negative affect:  The rise and fall and rise of anxiety and depression symptoms".  Psychology and Aging, 21(1): 201-207.

Determining article quality Q3
High impact article: 3 votes (100%)
Low impact article: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

Determining article quality Q4

Mitsonis, CI et al. (2006).  "Anxiety and depression in cataract surgery:  A pilot study in the elderly". Psychological Reports, 99(1): 257-265.

Determining article quality Q4
High impact article: 1 votes (100%)
Low impact article: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 1