L. Robins's scientific contributions

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... Research (e.g., Bullis et al., 1994) indicates that while parents provide less accurate information on details (e.g., hourly wages), they are good respondents for macroevents about their sons and daughters (e.g., employment), as reflected in high levels of agreement among parents, students, and teachers for macro-events and factual information. Moreover, parents can accurately recall and report factual information about their children for several years with the highest rates of accuracy occurring for up to 2 years (Robbins, 1963). The variables investigated in this study were largely factual (e.g., parent report of student mobility) or the perceptions of respondents (e.g., parent report of student interactions with peers), and the time frame for recalling information for data collected in each wave was no more than 1 to 2 years. ...