A2 longitudinal studies

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  • Created on: 09-10-13 20:53
what is a longitudinal study
they are studies that are carried out over time
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strenght 1
avoids participant variables as only one child might be used
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strenghts 2
provides in depth data improving validity
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strength 2
looks at changes over time and is good for studying developmental changes
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weakness 1
it takes time and it is expensive
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weakness 2
it could be seen as unethical, as the child's privacy can be invaded
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weakness 3
different factors can affect results such as death, moving etc
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