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Guilford Press Handbook of Developmental Research Methods

Available November 2011

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Table of Contents

I. Measurement and Design

1. Foundational Issues of Design and Measurement in Developmental Research, Scott M. Hofer, Valgeir Thorvaldsson, and Andrea M. Piccinin

2. Causal Inference, Identification, and Plausibility, E. Michael Foster

3. Accelerated Longitudinal Designs, Susan C. Duncan and Terry E. Duncan

4. Time-Scale-Dependent Longitudinal Designs, Theodore A. Walls, William D. Barta, Robert S. Stawski, Charles E. Collyer, and Scott M. Hofer

5. Event Frequency Measurement, Brett Laursen, Jaap Denissen, and David F. Bjorklund

6. The Impact of Scaling and Measurement Methods on Individual Differences in Growth, Susan E. Embretson and John Poggio

7. Investigating Factorial Invariance in Longitudinal Data, Roger E. Millsap and Heining Cham

II. Approaches to Data Collection

8. Foundational Issues in Longitudinal Data Collection, Lea Pulkkinen and Katja Kokko

9. The Use of Large-Scale Data Sets for the Study of Developmental Science, Pamela Davis-Kean and Justin Jager

10. Telemetrics and Online Data Collection: Collecting Data at a Distance, Joshua Wilt, David M. Condon, and William Revelle

11. Collecting and Analyzing Longitudinal Diary Data, Bernhard Schmitz, Julia Klug, and Silke Hertel

12. Retrospective Methods in Developmental Science, Andrea Follmer Greenhoot

13. Peer Ratings, William M. Bukowski, Antonius H. N. Cillessen, and Ana Maria Velásquez

III. Interindividual Longitudinal Analysis

14. Foundational Issues in Investigating Development as Interindividual Variation, Jari-Erik Nurmi

15. Analysis of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Data: Pinpointing Explanations, Richard Gonzalez, Tianyi Yu, and Brenda Volling

16. Autoregressive and Cross-Lagged Panel Analysis for Longitudinal Data, James P. Selig and Todd D. Little

17. Analyzing Change between Two or More Groups: Analysis of Variance versus Analysis of Covariance, Kamala London and Daniel B. Wright

18. Mediation Models for Developmental Data, Matthew S. Fritz and David P. MacKinnon

IV. Intraindividual Longitudinal Analysis

19. Foundational Issues in Intraindividual Longitudinal Analysis, Michael J. Rovine and Lawrence L. Lo

20. Dynamic Factor Analysis and Control of Developmental Processes, Peter Molenaar and Lawrence L. Lo

21. P-Technique Factor Analysis, Ihno A. Lee and Todd D. Little

22. Hazard, Event History, and Survival Modeling, Margaret K. Keiley, Cassandra Kirkland, Ali Zaremba, and Ashley Anders Jackson

V. Combining Interindividual and Intraindividual Longitudinal Analysis

23. Foundational Issues in the Contemporary Modeling of Longitudinal Trajectories, John J. McArdle

24. Growth Curve Modeling from a Structural Equation Modeling Perspective, Kevin J. Grimm and Nilam Ram

25. Growth Curve Modeling from a Multilevel Model Perspective, Joop J. Hox and Jan Boom

26. Nonlinear Growth Modeling, Shelley A. Blozis

27. Group-Based Trajectory Modeling in Developmental Science, Daniel S. Nagin and Candice L. Odgers

28. Longitudinal Mixture Models and the Identification of Archetypes: Action-Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction, or Romance, Nilam Ram, Kevin J. Grimm, Lisa M. Gatzke-Kopp, and Peter C. M. Molenaar

29. Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling, James A. Bovaird and Leslie H. Shaw

VI. Nonindependent Data Analysis

30. Foundational Issues in Nonindependent Data Analysis, William L. Cook

31. Dyadic Data Analyses in a Developmental Context, Robert A. Ackerman, M. Brent Donnellan, Deborah A. Kashy, and Rand D. Conger

32. Applying the Social Relations Model to Developmental Research, Noel A. Card and Russell B. Toomey

33. Analysis of Static Social Networks and their Developmental Effects, Scott D. Gest and Thomas A. Kindermann

34. Actor-Based Model for Network and Behavior Dynamics, René Veenstra and Christian Steglich

VII. Special Topics in Data Analysis

35. Configural Frequency Analysis in Developmental Research, Alexander von Eye, Eun-Young Mun, Richard M. Lerner, Jacqueline V. Lerner, and Edmond P. Bowers

36. Cluster Analysis and Latent Class Clustering Techniques, Christine DiStefano

37. Meta-Analysis in Developmental Science, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, and Lenneke R. A. Alink

38. Evaluating Gene–Environment Interplay, Mara Brendgen, Frank Vitaro, and Alain Girard

39. Epidemic Models of the Onset of Social Activities, Joseph Lee Rodgers and Andrey Koval

40. Dynamic Systems, Paul van Geert

41. Planned Missing Data Designs for Developmental Research, Stephen A. Mistler and Craig K. Enders