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Economics: Senior Debates: Research Follow Up

Research Check-in Poll (Kane)

What has been the most challenging part of doing research so far?
Evaluating credibility of sources.: 13 votes (2.03%)
Evaluating bias in sources.: 7 votes (1.1%)
Finding sources that support both sides of the debate topic.: 72 votes (11.27%)
Using the library databases.: 2 votes (0.31%)
Keeping track of the sources I find.: 10 votes (1.56%)
Paraphrasing from the original text.: 30 votes (4.69%)
Determining if I have enough information.: 149 votes (23.32%)
Other: 356 votes (55.71%)
Total Votes: 639

Sample Source List

Debate Topic: Which is more important, love or money?

 

Trowell, Judith. "Mother-Infant Bonding: A Scientific Fiction." British Medical Journal 1 May 1993: 1212+. Student Resources in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

Hagloch, Susan B. "BabyBabyOhBaby: Bonding with Your Brilliant and Beautiful Baby Through Infant Massage." Library Journal 15 Apr. 2008: 120. Student Resources in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

Dube, Shanta R., et al. "Childhood abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction and the risk of illicit drug use: the adverse childhood experiences study." Pediatrics Mar. 2003: 564+. Student Resources in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

"10-year sentence in abuse: Judge unimpressed by mom's excuse for beating, burning son." News-Sentinel [Fort Wayne, IN] 17 Sept. 2008. Student Resources in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

"13 ways to happiness... and beyond; Sir Anthony Seldon claims to have discovered the answer to life-long happiness. Here, he shares his secret." Telegraph Online 23 Mar. 2015. Student Resources in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

Donahue, Marilyn Cram. "In search of happiness." Current Health 2, a Weekly Reader publication Feb. 1997: 25+. Student Resources in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

"Can Money Really Make You Happy?" Morning Edition 18 May 2007. Science in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

Cornish, Edward. "Happiness and wealth." The Futurist Sept.-Oct. 1997: SR13+. Science in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

"Don't buy that new gadget: money can't buy happiness. Technology won't help either." Technology Review [Cambridge, Mass.] Jan. 2005: 16. Science in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

"The pursuit of happiness: sustaining human well-being." Ecos Aug.-Sept. 2008: 11. Science in Context. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.
 

DeLeire, Thomas, and Ariel Kalil. "Does consumption buy happiness? Evidence from the United States." International Review of Economics 57.2 (2010): 163-176.

Research Reflection

Please take a few minutes to answer these questions about the research you've done so far for your economics debates.

Research Reflection Form

Information Quilting

Information Quilting Outline

Debate Topic: Which is more important, love or money?

 

Introduction - Take a Side - Love is more important than money
 

Argument #1  Babies exhibit “failure to thrive” from lack of love

"BabyBabyOhBaby: Bonding with Your Brilliant and Beautiful Baby Through Infant Massage."

"13 ways to happiness... and beyond; Sir Anthony Seldon claims to have discovered the answer to life-long happiness. Here, he shares his secret." |

Mother-Infant Bonding: A Scientific Fiction."

"The pursuit of happiness: sustaining human well-being."
 

Argument #2  Abused children are 2-4 times more likely to become addicted to drugs as children who live in loving homes.

"Childhood abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction and the risk of illicit drug use: the adverse childhood experiences study."

"10-year sentence in abuse: Judge unimpressed by mom's excuse for beating, burning son."

"In search of happiness."
"The pursuit of happiness: sustaining human well-being."

 

Argument #3  People who are able to feel and express love are happier than those who cannot experience love.

"13 ways to happiness... and beyond; Sir Anthony Seldon claims to have discovered the answer to life-long happiness. Here, he shares his secret." |
"Childhood abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction and the risk of illicit drug use: the adverse childhood experiences study."

 

Argument #4 Spending money doesn’t bring long-term happiness

"Can Money Really Make You Happy?"

"The pursuit of happiness: sustaining human well-being."

"Does consumption buy happiness? Evidence from the United States."

"Don't buy that new gadget: money can't buy happiness. Technology won't help either."

"13 ways to happiness... and beyond; Sir Anthony Seldon claims to have discovered the answer to life-long happiness. Here, he shares his secret."