Contradictory Conclusions and Time-Intervals

In what exact circumstances will the use of a different time-interval in data collection lead to totally different substantive conclusions in a cross-lagged design? This is the question Rebecca Kuiper and myself try to tackle in our latest paper, recently accepted to the teacher’s corner section of Structural Equation Modeling.

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Continous Time Modeling - What, Why and How?

Myself, Rebecca Kuiper and Ellen Hamaker have recently completed work on a book chapter, providing a broad didactical treatment of the continuous-time (CT) first-order vector autoregressive (VAR(1)) model in the context of psychological research using intensive longitudinal (ESM) data. The pre-print of this book chapter is avaiable for download here.

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