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Survey - Psychology Definition of the Week

By November 16, 2009

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Definition: A survey is a data collection tool used to gather information about individuals. Surveys are commonly used in psychology research to collect self-report data from study participants. A survey may focus on factual information about individuals, or it may aim to collect the opinions of the survey takers. Learn more about some of the advantages and disadvantages of using surveys in psychological research. Read more...

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