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Longitudinal studies are studies in which researchers collect data on a group of participants over time and examine how the responses change from the introduction of an intervention. This type of study does allow researchers to analyze relationships for causality, as it can take into account other variables that could explain the relationship.

Citation: Maruyama, G. and Ryan, C. S. (2014) Research Methods in Social Relations. West Sussex: John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Category: Methodology

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