OBSERVER BIAS

an experimental bias comprised of errors by a viewer in one direction. Such a bias is frequently correlated with the viewer's assumptions, beliefs, or private inclinations.

OBSERVER BIAS: "Observer bias is less likely to occur in double-blind studies."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "OBSERVER BIAS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/observer-bias/ (accessed December 13, 2018).
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