Monthly Archives: May 2015

Effects of Asking Instruments

One of the main points I make in Part Three of my book, The Problem with Survey Research, is that asking instruments (polls, interviews, etc.) affect and, thereby, bias answers.  For this reason, I call asking instruments, “shaky instruments”, as … Continue reading

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Survey Research and Subjective Phenomena

Survey researchers claim that the only way to know about subjective phenomena is to ask.  But when you ask people how they feel about this or that, and when you ask them for their opinions, or other subjective states, all … Continue reading

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