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  1. is a form of reactivity that occurs in scientific experiment or medical treatment when a research subject or patient expects a given result and therefore unconsciously affects the outcome, or reports the expected result

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  2. Because it can skew the results of experiments (especially on human subjects), double-blind methodology is used to eliminate the effect

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  3. in science experiments, bias by subjects toward the expected results

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  4. Like the Observer-expectancy effect, it is often a cause of "odd" results in many experiments

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  5. most commonly found in medicine, where it can result in the subject experiencing the placebo effect or nocebo effect, depending on how the influence pans out

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  6. An example of a scenario involving these various effects is as follows: A woman goes to her doctor with an issue

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