Definition of Longitudinal Effect
(noun) A change within a cohort that is attributable to aging.
Longitudinal Effect Pronunciation
Syllabification: lon·gi·tu·di·nal ef·fect
- American English – /lahn-juh-tOO-duh-nuhl i-fEkt/
- British English – /lon-ji-tyOO-duh-nuhl i-fEkt/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˌlɑnʤəˈtudənəl ˈifɛkt/
- British English – /ˌlɒnʤɪˈtjuːdɪnl ɪˈfɛkt/
- Plural: longitudinal effects
- Not to be confused with cohort effect.
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- Word origin of “longitudinal” and “effect” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- control group
- descriptive statistics
- experimental group
- random sample
- spurious correlation
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “longitudinal effect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 4, 2022 (https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
longitudinal effect. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “longitudinal effect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 4, 2022. https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“longitudinal effect.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 4 Oct. 2022. <https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/>.