BIOSOCIAL EXPERIMENTER EFFECT

n. the influence exerted on research by the researcher's own biological and social characteristics, meaning his or her own personality and behavior. Without intending to, an experimenter gives off subtle signals or cues which act as expectancies during data collection.

BIOSOCIAL EXPERIMENTER EFFECT: "The Biosocial Experimenter Effect does affect the results of an experiment because it tends to reduce its objectivity."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOSOCIAL EXPERIMENTER EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biosocial-experimenter-effect/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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