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The Hawthorne Effect

By |2019-09-06T21:03:07+03:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

The Hawthorne effect is a type of reactivity in which individuals modify an aspect of their behavior in response to their awareness of being observed. This can undermine the integrity of research, particularly the relationships between variables. The original research at the Hawthorne Works in [...]

Cold Reading and The Forer Effect

By |2019-08-06T21:05:28+03:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Cold reading is a set of techniques used by mentalists, psychics, fortune-tellers, mediums, illusionists (readers), and scam artists to imply that the reader knows much more about the person than the reader actually does. Without prior knowledge, a practiced cold-reader can quickly obtain a great [...]