nonreactive research

(noun) The use of secondary data to conduct research so that direct contact with subjects does not influence their behavior.

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How to Cite the Definition of Nonreactive Research

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “nonreactive research.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/nonreactive-research/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

nonreactive research. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/nonreactive-research/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “nonreactive research.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/nonreactive-research/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“nonreactive research.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/nonreactive-research/>.