Glossary C

- Cross-gender behaviors : - Cross-gender behaviors : Cross-gender behavior refers to behavior stereotypical of the opposite sex.

Cross-generational effect refers to the limit on the generalizability of longitudinal research because the group under study may differ from others in culture and experience.

Cross-generational problem refers to the fact that long-term changes in the environment may limit conclusions of a longitudinal project to that generation of children who were growing up while the study was in progress.

Cross-lagged-panel correlation procedure refers to procedure that involves several correlations that help determine the direction of possible causality among variables
Cross-linking refers to random interaction of some proteins with certain body tissues, such as muscles and arteries. Likewise refers to random interaction between proteins that produce molecules that make the body stiffer.

Cross-modal matching - please see Intermodal matching.

Cross-pressures refer to conflicts stemming from differences in the values and practices advocated by parents and those advocated by peers.
Cross-sectional refers to a type of research examining people at one point in time but not following them over time; research conducted at one point in time, and often sample a large number of people and examine different cultural groups in the sample comparing men and women, and people of different ethnicities.