Research Wonder: Heart Rate and Body Movement as Survey Quality Paradata?

It seems inevitable - when many of us are wearing devices like smart watches and step counters that can also monitor our heart rate and even track movement while we sleep, when will that technology cross over into survey research? It seems...

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Ethical Research: IRBs and ResearchKit

When Apple's ResearchKit was announced, almost immediately some squawked about the ethical problems that may be raised by its use.  One argument suggested that because teens use iPhones, and because teens "aren't supposed to take part in medical studies without parental consent" this would be bad.  The argument proceeds...

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