Definición de Hawthorne effect en inglés:

Hawthorne effect

Saltos de línea: Haw|thorne ef¦fect


  • The alteration of behaviour by the subjects of a study due to their awareness of being observed.
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    • As in any observational study, the Hawthorne effect is a possibility.
    • This observation suggests that the act of monitoring produces benefits beyond the so-called Hawthorne effect.
    • The modest improvement we observed is probably explained by a Hawthorne effect.


1960s: from Hawthorne, the name of one of the Western Electric Company's plants in Chicago, where the phenomenon was first observed in the 1920s.

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