Monthly Archives: October 2013

To Find Out What’s Really Going On, Experiment

Although survey research is commonly used to investigate everything (“everyone asks everyone about everything” is the way I put it in my book, The Problem with Survey Research), thereby generating unreliable information about virtually everything) some researchers obtain reliable information by field experiments.  For … Continue reading

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Survey Research Feedback: Assessing and Moving Beyond

Everyone’s asking for feedback: manufacturers, motel operators, professional associations, professors, physicians, hospitals, cancer centers, newspapers, government agencies, Facebook, Twitter, TV personalities; actually, it’s probably impossible to find a single individual, group, or organization that doesn’t.  And everyone is asked for … Continue reading

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