CROSS-SECTIONAL DESIGN

a trial and error model wherein people of carrying ages or growth stages are compared to one another.

CROSS-SECTIONAL DESIGN: "Cross-sectional designs are sometimes thought to be unfair since, and considered to be useful only in instances that varying personality traits, ages, or amounts of life experience would not alter the validity of results."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CROSS-SECTIONAL DESIGN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cross-sectional-design/ (accessed June 22, 2017).
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