cohort effect

(noun) A characteristic such as attitudes and values reflected by members of cohort due to shared lived experiences.

Example: A cohort’s view on war from growing up during WWI (1914-1918).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: cohort effects
  • Not to be confused with longitudinal effect.
  • Cohort effect used in a sentence: In demography we learned about cohort effects.

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How to Cite the Definition of Cohort Effect

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cohort effect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cohort-effect/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

cohort effect. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/cohort-effect/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cohort effect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/cohort-effect/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“cohort effect.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cohort-effect/>.