Prerequisites: Completion of the lower division writing requirement and completion of the lower division math requirement. Preparatory: CADV 150 or MATH 140. Introductory course in techniques, use, presentation, and understanding of research principles in child and adolescent development and related fields. This course is designed to teach you to think scientifically, addressing the logic of correlational, experimental, and naturalistic design, the concept of control, the analysis of experimentally obtained data, and the principles of scientific writing. Lab: provides the opportunity to apply course concepts in a series of in-class and online activities.