Information for "Observation"

Basic information

Display titleObservation
Default sort keyObservation
Page length (in bytes)14,957
Page ID22649
Page content languageEnglish

{{#invoke:redirect hatnote|redirect}} {{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source. In living beings, observation employs the senses. In science, observation can also involve the recording of data via the use of instruments. The term may also refer to any data collected during the scientific activity. Observations can be qualitative, that is, only the absence or presence of a property is noted, or quantitative if a numerical value is attached to the observed phenomenon by counting or measuring.

Observation sections
Intro  Observation in science  Observational paradoxes  Biases  Observations in philosophy  See also  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Observation in science
Page content modelwikitext
Indexing by robotsAllowed
Number of views528
Number of redirects to this page3

Page protection

EditAllow all users
MoveAllow all users

Edit history

Page creatorCapitalismojo (Talk | contribs)
Date of page creation21:09, 24 October 2015
Latest editorCapitalismojo (Talk | contribs)
Date of latest edit21:09, 24 October 2015
Total number of edits1
Total number of distinct authors1
Recent number of edits (within past 91 days)0
Recent number of distinct authors0