Week 5 discussion

For this week’s discussion, complete these tasks:

  • Explain three circumstances where a researcher would choose a longitudinal study over a cross-sectional study.
  • Identify two advantages and two disadvantages of a longitudinal study and a cross-sectional study, giving examples of each.
  • Then, provide a specific example of a question that could be addressed with a longitudinal study and explain why that developmental design is preferred.Week 5 discussion

    For this week’s discussion, complete these tasks:

    • Explain three circumstances where a researcher would choose a longitudinal study over a cross-sectional study.
    • Identify two advantages and two disadvantages of a longitudinal study and a cross-sectional study, giving examples of each.
    • Then, provide a specific example of a question that could be addressed with a longitudinal study and explain why that developmental design is preferred.