NORMATIVE SCIENCE

a scientific technique regarding mandating norms or common or favored values for behavior, schooling, wellness, or other social or cultural facets. In comparison to descriptive science, which tries to describe actions and other phenomena as they actually are, efforts to establish what they ought to be in effort to fulfill several varied standards.

NORMATIVE SCIENCE: "Normative science is referred to often during one's school years, in context, but rarely but citing its actual terminology."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NORMATIVE SCIENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/normative-science/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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