FIELD RESEARCH By N., Sam M.S. - 6 the term that is used to describe any research that is undertaken outside a laboratory and in a natural, social or a real world setting. It is ecologically valid. FIELD RESEARCH: "Joe undertook field research in the farmer's paddock." Related Psychology Terms BDI-II Assessment Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ATARACTIC (Atanndc) SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMII) MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FIELD RESEARCH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/field-research/ (accessed January 25, 2022).