Psychology- Self Reports


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  • Created on: 30-12-09 09:53

Definition of Self Report

A self report is any method that involves asking participants about their emotions, feelings, attitudes, beliefs and so on. Examples of self reports are Experiments,Interviews, Questionaires . These are used in order to gain participans responces in observational studies and experiments.

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Questionnaires are a type of self report method which consist of a set of questions usually in a highly structured written form.

Questionnaires can contain both open questions and closed questions and participants record their own answers.

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are a type of spoken questionnaire where the interviewer records the responses. Interviews can be structured whereby there is a predetermined set of questions or unstructured whereby no questions are decided in advance.

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