You are engaged in a study that seeks to understand the relationship between different levels of love in the life of children from immigrant parents, and the age at which the child begins to speak the native language of the country. 

•Independent Variable: Levels of love overdependent Variable: The age at which the child begins to speak the native language of the country•Method: Survey of parents

The study will be conducted as a survey, given to the parents of children. You need to conceptualize Love and then operationalize it so that it can be measured in the survey. 

(1) How would you conceptualize the term ‘love’ in this research context?

(2) How would you operationalize the term ‘love’? (in other words, how would you measure ‘love’?)