Experimenter Bias

By Renée Grinnell

Errors in a research study due to the predisposed notions or beliefs of the experimenter.

Example: The results of the study are likely skewed since the researchers knew which patients were actually receiving the test drug and which were getting the placebo.


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 24 Dec 2008

 

 
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