RANDOM OBSERVATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 An observation lacking planned execution. An observation without control or deliberation and not part of a schedule. RANDOM OBSERVATION: "Random observation seemed to work as far as collecting data." Related Psychology Terms PREMEDITATION SELF-DEMAND SCHEDULE PROSPECTIVE RESEARCH SCHEDULED DRUGS INTERLOCKING REINFORCEMENT SCHEDULE CONJUNCTIVE REINFORCEMENT (CONJ) NONREACTIVE OBSERVATION DELUSION OF OBSERVATION ADJUSTMENT PROCESS PURPOSIVE ACCIDENT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RANDOM OBSERVATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/random-observation/ (accessed October 17, 2021).