Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Marx, M. H. 2010. Operational Definition. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Few topics in the area of scientific communication have been as troublesome as that of operational definition. Psychologists have done their share both to clarify and to muddy the waters regarding this problem, and the following outlines some of the principal facets to be considered.
- logical positivism;
- operational definition;
- research design