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Operational Definition
Define each factor and variable according to how it will be measured, allows researchers to both critique and replicate the study
Systematic Observations
Research method: researcher is inconpicuous as possible, two types
Naturalistic Observation
Type of Systematic Observation: observe in natural setting, no modification
Structured Observation
Type of Systematic Observation: reserachers provide setting (lab etc)
Research method: participants provide information about themselves, repeated
Clinical Interview
Type of Self-Report: general framework of questions etc, but able to adapt to follow-up questions, conversational style
Structural Interview
Type of Self-Report: All fixed questions with no deviation