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Psychological Methods

March 2006 Volume 11, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Local Solutions in the Estimation of Growth Mixture Models

    John R. Hipp & Daniel J. Bauer

    Finite mixture models are well known to have poorly behaved likelihood functions featuring singularities and multiple optima. Growth mixture models may suffer from fewer of these problems,... More

    pp. 36-53

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  2. Paper or Plastic? Data Equivalence in Paper and Electronic Diaries

    Amie S. Green, Eshkol Rafaeli, Niall Bolger, Patrick E. Shrout & Harry T. Reis

    Concern has been raised about the lack of participant compliance in diary studies that use paper-and-pencil as opposed to electronic formats. Three studies explored the magnitude of compliance... More

    pp. 87-105

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  3. Paper and Electronic Diaries: Too Early for Conclusions on Compliance Rates and Their Effects--Comment on Green, Rafaeli, Bolger, Shrout, and Reis

    Joan E. Broderick & Arthur A. Stone

    This commentary discusses 4 issues relevant to interpretation of A. S. Green, E. Rafaeli, N. Bolger, P. E. Shrout, and H. T. Reis's (2006) article: (a) Self-reported compliance in medical settings ... More

    pp. 106-111

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  4. Paper and Plastic in Daily Diary Research: Comment on Green, Rafaeli, Bolger, Shrout, and Reis

    Howard Tennen, Glenn Affleck, James C. Coyne, Randy J. Larsen & Anita DeLongis

    The authors applaud A. S. Green, E. Rafaeli, N. Bolger, P. E. Shrout, and H. T. Reis's (2006) response to one-sided comparisons of paper versus electronic (plastic) diary methods and hope that it... More

    pp. 112-118

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  5. Dear Diary, Is Plastic Better than Paper? I Can't Remember: Comment on Green, Rafaeli, Bolger, Shrout, and Reis (2006)

    Melanie K. T. Takarangi, Maryanne Garry & Elizabeth F. Loftus

    In this commentary, the authors discuss the implications of A. S. Green, E. Rafaeli, N. Bolger, P. E. Shrout, and H. T. Reis's (2006) diary studies with respect to memory. Researchers must take 2... More

    pp. 119-122

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  6. Paper or Plastic Revisited: Let's Keep Them Both--Reply to Broderick and Stone (2006); Tennen, Affleck, Coyne, Larsen, and DeLongis (2006); and Takarangi, Garry, and Loftus (2006)

    Niall Bolger, Patrick E. Shrout, Amie S. Green, Eshkol Rafaeli & Harry T. Reis

    The authors review commentaries by J. E. Broderick and A. A. Stone (2006); H. Tennen, G. Affleck, J. C. Coyne, R. J. Larsen, and A. DeLongis (2006); and M. K. T. Takarangi, M. Garry, and E. F.... More

    pp. 123-125

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