Longitudinal Studies Evaluation

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  • Longitudinal Studies Evaluation
    • + Allows study of same individual.
      • eliminates individual differences such as intelligence or personality.
    • +See effect on development over time.
      • High validity as gains more in-depth data.
    • - Time consuming and expensive.
      • May need many resources.
    • - May lose pps. over years.
      • Low generalise as less pps.
    • - Unethical: intrusive into private life.
      • Long-term implication for credibility.
    • - Cause and Effect is difficult to establish from lack of controls.
      • Low reliability.


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