Operational definition – use the term "measured by"
Like when we have to measure anger, but how?
Ex: anger as measured by increasing heart rate OR anger as measured by hormones or enzymes
Have a group of observers to measure anger, like counting the number of times \a person hits another in a minute
Operational definition - translating a conceptual idea to something that is measureable
Self-report measures are GOOD:
When we want to know someone’s internal state
You are with you all the time
Only disadvantage: untruthful statements
o Giving false impressions
Like when you say