PROTOCOL ANALYSIS By N., Sam M.S. - 58 A method that calls for subjects to think out loud during the performance of a task. Written transcripts are then put under review to determine the cognitive processes utilized during the task. PROTOCOL ANALYSIS: "Protocol analysis is also referred to as verbal protocol analysis." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR OSS ASSESSMENT TESTS HABIT BDI-II Assessment SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PROTOCOL ANALYSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/protocol-analysis/ (accessed August 19, 2022).