Definition of Experimenter bias

1. Noun. (psychology) bias introduced by an experimenter whose expectations about the outcome of the experiment can be subtly communicated to the participants in the experiment.

Category relationships: Psychological Science, Psychology
Generic synonyms: Bias, Preconception, Prejudice



Lexicographical Neighbors of Experimenter Bias

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experimenter bias (current term)
experimenter effects
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Literary usage of Experimenter bias

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adaptive Designs: Selected Proceedings of a 1992 Joint Ams-Ims-Siam Summer by Nancy Flournoy, William F. Rosenberger, American Mathematical Society, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1995)
"Because of the deterministic nature of their treatment assignment rules, however, adaptive designs are susceptible to experimenter bias, and are insensitive ..."

2. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"As in any observational test, experimenter bias in the scoring of various responses must be closely controlled whether the scoring is made directly during ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
""experimenter bias" is a popular concept in behavioral science these days and we are all aware of the unwitting influence an experimenter may have upon his ..."

4. New Developments and Applications in Experimental Design: Selected by William F. Rosenberger, Nancy Flournoy, Weng Kee Wong (1998)
"The rules are motivated by the need for randomization and reduction of experimenter bias, and they are adaptive in that the decision about which population ..."

5. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... for by subject selection, experimenter bias, expectancies, or atmospheric effects. The NRC report embodies some faulty assumptions about meditation. ..."

6. Hypnotically Refreshed Testimony Hrt: Enhanced Memory Or Tampering with by Martin T. Orne (2001)
"... 1959) discovered that many of the positive results were due to unwitting experimenter bias; more important, no evidence was found of bona fide hypnotic ..."

7. Basic Concepts in the Methodology of the Social Sciences by Johann Mouton, H. C. Marais (1988)
"Three experiments in experimenter bias. Psychological Reports 12: 491-511. ROSENTHAL, R. & ROSNOW, RL 1969a. Artifact in behavioral research. ..."

8. Basiese Begrippe: basiese begrippe by Johann Mouton, H. C. Marais (1988)
"Three experiments in experimenter bias. Psychological Reports 12: 491-511. ROSENTHAL, R. & ROSNOW, RL 1969a. Artifact in behavioral research. ..."

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