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In this case, stressful life events lead to an appraisal of the situation which then leads to suicidal thoughts. Golden et al. ” So the main recommendation here is to break the model down into submodels as soon as it becomes too complex. Studies have shown that most people rely on a maximum of three, and at times four pieces of critical information to operate, decide, and live. Not more. ) even if computers do not know (yet) this language. 6 Conclusion Understanding constituent and consequent bubbles and arrows is the key to modeling.
4): The researcher could find observables for need (for example, the child is getting impatient when not fed). It is like a Lego structure. There are a few advantages to it. First, the researcher can see how he could simplify it; he could regroup the last 1 Note how the construct of trust has a double oval (two bubbles). 5): affinities, benevolence, abilities, and integrity. ” Hence, the number of ovals indicates the depth level of the construct. 34 4 Building Complexity Fig. ” Second, he gets a much better understanding of his constructs right up front.
2): If the researcher wanted to find out what the meaningful and measurable observables were for the intention of maintaining relationship, dependence, and trust (at least three observables for each), he could infer them from the strength of the attachment the child has towards his mother (which does not mean that if the child Fig. 2 Building Complex Models 33 Fig. 3 The mechanics of attachment—Part III 5HWXUQV ,QWHQWLRQ &ULHV )F 1HHG $WWDFKPHQW , )F 'HSHQGHQFH &RQILGHV )F 7UXVW has a need, he will necessarily go to his mother).