BASIC RESEARCH

Is research which is conducted to determine factor for its own purpose rather than attempting to explain or disprove a pre-set goal - the binary opposite of applied research.

BASIC RESEARCH: "Basic research has been highlighted as unbiased due to its lack of pre-defined goals."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BASIC RESEARCH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/basic-research-2/ (accessed October 30, 2020).
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