anecdotal evidence


anecdotal evidence
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Англо-русский словарь по психоаналитике. 2013.

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  • Anecdotal evidence — The expression anecdotal evidence has two quite distinct meanings.(1) Evidence in the form of an anecdote or hearsay is called anecdotal if there is doubt about its veracity: the evidence itself is considered untrustworthy or untrue.(2) Evidence …   Wikipedia

  • anecdotal evidence — noun A limited selection of examples which support or refute an argument, but which are not supported by scientific or statistical analysis …   Wiktionary

  • Anecdotal cognitivism — is a psychological theory and animal cognition term which entails attribution of mental states to animals on the basis of anecdotes, and on the observation of particular cases, other than those observations made during controlled experiments. It… …   Wikipedia

  • anecdotal — [an΄ik dōt′ l, an΄ekdōt′ l] adj. 1. of or like an anecdote 2. full of anecdotes 3. based on personal experience or reported observations unverified by controlled experiments [anecdotal evidence] …   English World dictionary

  • Evidence — For other uses, see Evidence (disambiguation). Evidence in its broadest sense includes everything that is used to determine or demonstrate the truth of an assertion. Giving or procuring evidence is the process of using those things that are… …   Wikipedia

  • evidence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abundant, ample, considerable, extensive, plentiful, significant, substantial, sufficient, widespread ▪ There i …   Collocations dictionary

  • anecdotal — [[t]æ̱nɪkdo͟ʊt(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Anecdotal evidence is based on individual accounts, rather than on reliable research or statistics, and so may not be valid. Anecdotal evidence suggests that sales in Europe have slipped. ...countless… …   English dictionary

  • anecdotal — adjective Date: 1836 1. a. of, relating to, or consisting of anecdotes < an anecdotal biography > b. anecdotic 2 < my anecdotal uncle > 2. based on or consisting of reports or observations of usually unscientific observers < anecdotal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anecdotal — adjective 1. having the character of an anecdote anecdotal evidence • Pertains to noun: ↑anecdote • Derivationally related forms: ↑anecdote 2. characterized by or given to telling anecdotes anecdotal conversation an an …   Useful english dictionary

  • Evidence regarding Bigfoot — Infobox Pseudoscience topics=Zoology claims=There exists a great ape native to North America which has evaded detection in remote areas of the Pacific Northwest and other regions of North America, in contrast to the mainstream view that no such… …   Wikipedia

  • anecdotal — anecdotalism, n. anecdotally, adv. /an ik doht l, an ik doht l/, adj. 1. pertaining to, resembling, or containing anecdotes: an anecdotal history of jazz. 2. (of the treatment of subject matter in representational art) pertaining to the… …   Universalium

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