Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions
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What Men and Women Want in Marriage - Our World In Data

A rare opportunity to see how values have changed was discovered by Boxer et al (reference below) who compared surveys in which people were asked what they seek in a spouse. I took the first and last survey results reported by the authors and visualized it in the chart below: It allows us to compare the relative importance of these traits in 1939 and seven decades later. The big winner is ‘mutual attraction – love’ which now ranks as the most important aspect for both women and men. But also ‘Education, intelligence’ and ‘Sociability’ rose in importance. The relative losers are ‘Good Health’ and at the very bottom ‘Chastity’.
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20 fascinating facts about the majority of Americans

20 fascinating facts about the majority of Americans | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Some of them may surprise you.
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6 Ideas for Displaying Qualitative Data

6 Ideas for Displaying Qualitative Data | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
I used to conduct qualitative-heavy research projects pretty much all day every day. Key informant interviews, bellwether interviews, document review, focus groups, you name it... ...so I know from...

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A Few Suggestions for Displaying Qualitative Results.

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How to Tell Someone's Age When All You Know Is Her Name

How to Tell Someone's Age When All You Know Is Her Name | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it

Unsure of someone's age? There's no need to ask a potentially rude question. Instead, use statistics to infer their age based on historical naming data. The average Gertrude is 80 years old, for instance, while most Hermans and Harrys are older than 60.


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The Largest Vocabulary in Hip hop

The Largest Vocabulary in Hip hop | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it

Hip hop + data + linguistics http://t.co/53SDyOhcr8


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so much to connect in subjects like math and English (ELA).

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