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Child & Adolescent Development

ChAD 163 Resources

This page includes class specific resources for ChAD 163

Searching for Empirical Articles

Unfortunately there's no 'Empirical Article' button to click on our catalog or databases. Try adding some of the following as keywords in your search to find empirical studies:

  • Case Study

  • Empirical

  • Ethnography

  • Experiment

  • Field Study OR Fieldwork

  • Focus Group

  • Grounded Theory

  • Interview

  • Observation (Naturalistic, Participant)

  • Research (Action, Empirical, Evaluation, Mixed Methods, Participatory, Qualitative, Quantitative)

  • Questionnaire

  • Statistical Analysis

  • Survey (Mail, Online, Telephone)

Tips for Research - Domain Keywords

Searching for a particular development domain? Here are some keywords to try for each!

Cognitive Domain

(e.g., thinking, learning, understanding, gaining knowledge, perceiving; ideas; beliefs; attitudes; identity formation; etc.)



(e.g., relationships with family, significant others, peers, classmates, professors, staff; interactions with others; group memberships and activities, cultural relationships, etc.)

Emotional Domain

(e.g., self-esteem, pride, shame, sympathy, empathy, mental health, stress, anxiety, joy, happiness, anger, hopelessness, etc.)

Physical/ Physiological Domain

(e.g., health (such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, STDs/HIV/AIDS), fitness, nutrition, physical activities, etc.)