SOFT DATA By N., Sam M.S. - 20 a term used for subjective or flawed data often due to a lack of randomisation or based on anecdotal evidence. The data which is based only on anecdote. SOFT DATA: "Soft data is one that can't be totally relied upon." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population CHILD PSYCHIATRY APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) ANTISOCIAL REACTION Evaluation of a Quantitative Study INFERTTLITY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Evaluation of a Qualitative Study The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method INHIBITION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOFT DATA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/soft-data/ (accessed August 15, 2022).