Analog Research Methods
Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Heyman, R. E., Malik, J. and Smith Slep, A. M. 2010. Analog Research Methods. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Analog research measures phenomena of interest through an emulation of real-life events. “Analog” is derived from the same root as “analogy”—an analog is like something else. What is measured or studied in analog research is a stand-in for the actual behavior or phenomenon of interest.
- analog research;
- simulation research;
- naturalistic research;
- behavioral observation;
- external validity