THEORY-LADEN

adjective. 1. depicting a word or expression which can only be comprehended within the framework of a specific theory. 2. depicting a proposition or observation which shows theoretical presuppositions on the behalf of the individual who deploys it. Frequently, these presuppositions, that might be derived biasedly, are unaware or unrecognized.

THEORY-LADEN: "Some people attest that all views and perceptions are theory-laden, and thereby that being unbiased isn't possible."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THEORY-LADEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/theory-laden/ (accessed November 11, 2019).
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