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Esther Tan

Esther Tan has written 8 posts for Applied Research in Children's Studies 2015

Social Media: Effect on Body Image and Teenage Girls References

Media, Body Image, and Eating Disorders. (n.d.). Retrieved December 5, 2015, from https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/media-body-image-and-eating-disorders Teens Fact Sheet. (2012, May 21). Retrieved December 8, 2015, from http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/teens-fact-sheet/ Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015. (2015, April 8). Retrieved December 7, 2015, from http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/04/09/teens-social-media-technology-2015/ Levine, M., & Murnen, S. (2015). Media and Eating Disorders. In The Wiley Handbook […]

Social Media: Effect on Body Image and Teenage Girls

Introduction It is often debated whether the media influence teenage girls’ views of their body image. Teenage girl’s dissatisfaction towards their bodies has been associated to eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa can be caused by social, environmental, and psychological factors. Some researchers like Holmstrom (2004) state that factors such as personality […]

Data Analysis Post

Collecting Quantitative data: In our experiment, the independent variable is the number of times female teenagers check Facebook in a day. There will be two groups. One group of teenagers will be the ones that check Facebook 1-10 times a day and another will be those who check Facebook more than 10 times a day. […]

Data Collection Methods- Experiment

Method Our group will be using a quantitative method to collect data. The method we will use is an experimental design. We decided to use this method because we believe that it does not require the participants to disclose too much personal information and thoughts that they might be uncomfortable sharing. According to Creswell’s “Research […]

Method Practice Report 1- Interview

The method that I decided to try was the interview method. I decided to try the interview method to obtain data because I have never done a one-on-one interview with an adult or a child. I think that by trying this method, I could determine whether an interview is a method suitable for my research […]

Ethical Considerations Post

Esther Tan and Samantha Tillman Informed Participation Our team will inform the participants about the purpose of our research before they participate. We will inform the participants about what we are trying to find out from the research. The participants will be informed that the purpose of the research is to find out whether social […]

Social Media’s Influence on Teenage Girls Becoming Anorexic

It is often debated whether the media influence teenage girls’ dissatisfactions with their bodies. Teenage girl’s dissatisfaction towards their bodies has been associated to eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa can be caused by social, environmental, and psychological factors. Some researchers like Holmstrom (2004) state that factors such as personality traits and […]

Quantitative Methods

According to John W. Creswell, two methods used in research for data collection are the survey method plan and the experimental method plan. The difference between the survey and experimental method plan is that a survey design provides the trends, attitudes, and opinions of a population through the study of a sample, but an experimental […]

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