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PSYC 2250 Lecture 5: Lecture 5

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University of Manitoba
PSYC 2250
Steven Hladkyj

Oc78 Research Design Microgenetic Study children are tested repeatedly over a span of days or weeks Studyingwatching progression on anticipation to be able to see the time it was taken place, a lot of obstruction. Cross sectional designs different age groups are tested at one time Fast, collect a lot of information in short amount of time. Ex. How children change in terms of selfesteem. Problem cohort effect there might be broader gaps, they grew up in different time causing cohort, world may change on those years. Longitudinal Designs the same group of people are tested over time Lose some kids; some may drop out of the study, unable to continue, start of a big group so you end with a big enough group on the end. May get cohort effect as well. Sequential Designs different age groups are tested over time You can keep adding, addressing cohort effects. You still have nutrition as a problem. Super long surveys, time consuming, and expensive. Cross Cultural Research Helps determine if developmental changes and milestones are universal Helps find the critical factors that account for cultural differences. Research Ethics Parental consent Children 7 and older must also give their consent Accessible language Parent given the results of the study
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