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What factors influence overeating in overweight or obese individuals? In this study, researchers from the University of Tasmania used mobile based ecological momentary assessment (EMA) to examine what external and internal cues promote food intake.
Within-person data won’t always match data from large groups. That’s why you should use experience sampling.
Synopsis of Ellen Hamaker’s chapter “Why Researchers Should Think ‘Within-Person’: A paradigmatic rationale” in Handbook of Research Methods for Studying Daily Life For many years, psychological research analyzed large samples of people in order to