Psyc - Cohort effects- the effects of being born during in...

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Psyc. 230 (1/20) A classic study if social learning 96 children ages 3 to 5 divided into 4 groups Each group had 12 boys and 12 girls o Group 1- saw an adult hitting clown, sitting on it and yelling @ it o Group 2- saw a movie of same adult doing the same o Group 3- saw a cartoon of a woman dressed as a cat attacking the clown in the same way o Group 4- saw no film or real life model of aggressive behavior Children were then allowed to play in a room of toys, were observed and their aggressive behaviors counted (notes from the book) Two main types of developmental research methods- Correlational (more commonly used today) Experimental Age cohort- the effects of getting older
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Unformatted text preview: Cohort effects- the effects of being born during in a generation in a particular historical context Cohort- group of ppl born @ the same time Time of measurement effects- the effects of historical events and trends occurring when data is collected Cross-sectional design- provides info in AGE DIFFERENCEScompare age groups but confound age effects and cohort effects Longitudinal design- provides info in AGE CHANGESdescribe age change but confound age effects and time of measurement effects Sequential Design- combines cross-sectional approach and the longitudinal approach in a single study- improve both studies...
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