SELF-REPORT BIAS By N., Sam M.S. - 149 This problem arises when people do a self-report and try to make a good impression of them or are unsure of how to answer a question. It is a reason not to use self-reports. SELF-REPORT BIAS: "Joe used a self-report bias as he wanted to been differently that he thought he was." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Hitler and Conformity BDI-II Assessment Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Comparison of Assessment Tools CHILD PSYCHOLOGY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELF-REPORT BIAS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-report-bias/ (accessed August 11, 2022).