ETHNOGRAPHY By N., Sam M.S. - 24 Describing the study of cultures based on direct observation. Compare ethnology. See etnography. ETHNOGRAPHY: "Ethnography is used to describe the study of cultures and societies." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Collectivist and Individualist Cultures Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP ESTHETICS The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ETHNOGRAPHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ethnography/ (accessed June 27, 2022).