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Longitudinal Research - Psychology Definition of the Week

By May 27, 2011

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Definition: Longitudinal research is an observational technique that involves studying the same group of individuals over an extended period of time. Data is first collected at the outset of the study, and may then be gathered repeatedly throughout the length of the study. In some cases, longitudinal studies can last several decades. Read more...

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May 31, 2011 at 5:55 pm
(1) emeka eferibe says:

How can some one study the same group of individual

May 31, 2011 at 10:07 pm
(2) Cena says:

Use quasy experiment or correlation study measure two variables of interest.

January 29, 2012 at 7:22 am
(3) rabab khelifi says:

longitudinal studies helps to investigate the L2 = L1 hypothesis

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