Why and How of Reflexivity in Quantitative Studies

Reflexivity is a concept primarily associated with qualitative research methods but can also be relevant in various other disciplines and research approaches. It refers to the process by which researchers acknowledge and critically reflect upon their roles, assumptions, biases, and subjectivity throughout the research design process. Reflexivity is particularly important in qualitative research because it recognizes that researchers are not impartial observers but active participants in the research process