THE WRITER SHOULD FOLLOW THE BELOW INSTRUCTION FOR THE ORDER
Instructions: You need to critically compare a pair of articles on the same topic. You need to choose a pair of articles shown below. Within each pair, one is a cross-sectional study, and the other is a longitudinal or accelerated-longitudinal study.
You need to focus your essay on the methodological positives and shortcomings of the designs and samples used, and refer to the various effects that can contribute to age differences; cohort effects, age effects, sampling effects, attrition effects, time-of-measurement effects etc.
Emotion – experience sampling
ARTICLE ONE: Carstensen, L. L., Pasupathi, M., Mayr, U. and Nesselroade, J. R. (2000). Emotional experience in everyday life across the adult life span. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 644–55.
ARTICLE TWO: Carstensen, L. L., Turan, B., Scheibe, S., Ram, N., Ersner-Hershfield, H., Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Brooks, K. P., et al. (2011). Emotional experience improves with age: Evidence based on over 10 years of experience sampling. Psychology and Aging, 26, 21–33.