empirical method | definition

method for acquiring knowledge based on observation, including experimentation, rather than a method based only on forms of logical argument or previous authorities


Source:

Spielman, R. M., Jenkins, W. J., & Lovett, M. D. (2020). Psychology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology-2e

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