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group interview

an interview in which one or more questioners elicit information from two or more respondents in an experimental or real-life situation. The participation and interaction of a number of people, particularly if they are acquainted with each other as members of a club or similar group, is believed to yield more informative responses than are typically obtained by interviewing individuals separately.

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May 21st 2024

persona

persona

n. in the analytic psychology of Carl Jung, the public face an individual presents to the outside world, in contrast to more deeply rooted and authentic personality characteristics. This sense has now passed into popular usage. The term is taken from the mask worn by actors in Roman antiquity.