Playing the Doula Numbers Game Still quoting the doula statistics quoted in Mothering the Mother? Read this if you don’t want to look out of date.
My first series of articles that appeared on the Science and Sensibility blog. This series focused on finding, reading, and understanding research.
Similar articles right here on the Understanding Research blog:
Tracking Down Studies, Part 1 Follow the steps I take as I try to track down a study referenced in an article from a women’s magazine.
Tracking Down Studies, Part 2 Follow the steps I take to track down the study behind a newspaper article. This was a tough one, and the final results I found ended up quite different from what the article said.
This series of articles on Science and Sensibility focuses on becoming a critical reader of research. It’s important just just to read, but to read, evaluate, and critique. Question everything, not just the studies you disagree with. Give those studies you agree with every bit as thorough a test!
My series on Science and Sensibility addresses research methodologies:
I would love to hear from you with any article suggestions, questions or comments. Thanks!