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Unformatted text preview: b. Longitudinal Studies reveal change over time by testing a group of same aged peope time and time again as they get older. c. Cross-Sequential Studies start out with a cross-sectional study but then take back those people and test them again and again like longitudinal studies III) Descriptive Studies a. Advantages: i. Useful in beginning of research to formulate a good experiment to test theories ii. Good in helping to understand naturally occurring behavior iii. Flexible - ? b. Disadvantages i. Cant infer how variables are related ii. Data might be problematic, not easy to replicate (due to confounds) iii. May be difficult to maintain an objective standpoint on the part of the experimenter (Experimental Bias)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSC 3020 taught by Professor Psychmethods during the Winter '04 term at CSU Stanislaus.
- Winter '04