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Response Bias

Response Bias

Author: Ryan Backman
Description:

This lesson will explain response bias.

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Terms to Know

Response Bias

A type of bias that occurs when the response given by someone to a question in a study is not an answer that correctly reflects the respondent's view.

Terms to Know
Response Bias

Bias that occurs when either (1) the question is poorly worded so that certain responses are over-represented, or (2) the respondent is confused by the question or feel like they should lie due to the sensitive nature of the question.