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Volunteering as therapy

Volunteering is (extremely) broadly defined in academia.  There are articles discussing volunteering as service, volunteering as serious leisure, volunteering as activism, volunteering at work, volunteering as a pathway into work, volunteering in as many domains as you can think of…  But nothing (caveat: … Continue reading

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Founding the Confounding Factor

What is a confounding factor? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, confounding is “destroying, confusing, perplexing, amazing, etc”.  In statistics, a confounding factor or variable worms its way between your carefully chosen cause and effect, making a nonsense of your research … Continue reading

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