MANIFEST GOAL By N., Sam M.S. - 19 is the openly stated goal or aim of a specific piece of research. This goal will be evaluated at the closing of the experiment. MANIFEST GOAL: "My manifest goal in a study is simply an openly published hypothesis." Related Psychology Terms A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Evaluation of a Qualitative Study CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Dissociative Identity Disorder The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Evaluation of a Quantitative Study Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ESTHETICS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MANIFEST GOAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/manifest-goal/ (accessed June 30, 2022).