Cognitive Aspects of Survey Methodology

Since its initiation in the early 1980s, research into cognitive aspects of survey methods (CASM) has made considerable progress in illuminating the cognitive and communicative processes underlying survey responding. This article reviews key themes and developments, notes strengths and shortcomings and places the contributions to this special issue in this context. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved) (from the journal abstract)