1. the propensity to base decisions and perceptions on exterior information instead of on subjective aspects, like private emotions, beliefs, and experiences. 2. the standard of a research study such that its hypotheses, choices of variables analyzes, gauges made, methods of control, and observations are lacking bias as much as is possible.

OBJECTIVITY: "The role of a lawyer requires that the professional possess a high degree of objectivity."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OBJECTIVITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/objectivity/ (accessed October 21, 2021).