How to search for correlational findings

There are 3 steps involved in getting at the lowest level, being an abstract of a correlational finding.

  1. Use one of the three methods of selecting subjects within the classification system
  2. Select one of the Subjects
  3. Select one the Correlational findings that belong to the selected Subject.

The Search-page is divided into frames, corresponding to the steps as given above, the finding will be shown in a new window.


Step 1: Selecting Subjects
(Selection Frame)

Step 2: Selecting a single Subject from the list
(Subject Frame)

Step 3: Select a Corrlational Finding from the list
(Study Frame)

Additional instructions on how to search are in the following sections:

Classification system

The many (over 15000) correlational findings (further on called abstracts) are categorized into 2300 subject categories (called subject further on), the subjects are further categorized into main subject categories, called main subjects. There are approximately 130 main subjects.
The subjects are identified with a code that consists of a character and a number. For example: findings on the relation between happiness and schooling are grouped in the subject category 'Education', subject code E1.

Subjects may refer to other subjects that are related, the reference subjects are also shown.

Main subjects are subdivided systematically.

Further sub-divisions vary by subject.

Step 1: Selection of Subjects

You can use one of the following methods to select the subject(s) in which you are interested:

Step 2: Selection of a Single Subject

In the subject frame, per subject the following will be displayed:
Click on a subject-code; in the study frame a list of the Correlational findings will appear.

Step 3: Selection of a Correlational Finding

Click on a study-code of the Correlational Finding that you want to see in more detail. A new browser window will open, that contains an abstract of the Correlational finding observed in that study.
The abstract provides detailed information on sampling, measurement and statistics of the correlate.
Press the 'legenda' button for full description of the information.
Use the print button to print an abstract.

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