Glossary C

Cross-cultural Psychology refers to the branch of psychology that studies and compares the effects of culture on behaviour
Cross-dressing which is also known as Transvestism is defined as dressing in the clothing of the opposite sex. Transvestism is distinct from both Transsexualism and Homosexuality. In Psychiatry, it can be considered a paraphilia .

- 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.