By Marshall E. Jones
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Thus in observing the reactions of children, we may let them play together in a nursery which is equipped with a type of screen permitting an individual outside the room to see into it, but not permitting the occupants of the room to see out. They therefore do not know that they are under observation and so do not react to that fact. Using that or a similar method we can learn a great deal about the development of children and about the relationships of domination, antagonism, co-operation, conflict, and so on, which arise in group 2.
We are limiting ourselves to the statement that, from years of telling But we do not know we may expect certain relationships to exist. whether those conditions will actually be pres- given certain conditions, ent or not. If they are not, then our predictions will not come true. We have to limit ourselves in this way because our principles result from observations made under given conditions. Thus to return to our former illustration, IF we discover a relationship be- tween hair color and intelligence, it is admitted that that relation- ship holds good only in certain circumstances.
We are not suggesting, then, that the scientific method must be all areas of life. It would be a dull existence if we chose applied to our friends or our wives according to observational canons only. are saying, however, that in those areas of social life in which We facts are important, in which what we are seeking method is our only instrument. is primarily facts, the scientific So much for the limitations; now for the warning. Since we often do not use specialized instruments of observation, as the physicist and chemist do, we run the risk of "reading ourselves into" some of our observations.
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