Psychologist's fallacy


 
Name of fallacy Psychologist's fallacy
Aliases  
Type Inductive Argument, Informal Argument
Description Fallacy occurs when an observer presupposes the objectivity of his own perspective when analysing a behavioural event
Example  
Form 
Treatment The experimenter is apt to suppose that the subject will respond to a stimulus or an order in the same way as he himself would respond in the circumstances. An experimental needs to be designed that is not influence by the experimenter's views.

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