Observation determines outcome term?

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Is there a term to describe the phenomenon that observation seems to effect the outcome of superposition?
 

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The term you seem to be looking for is called the "observer effect." Terms that are also very closely related are "wavefunction collapse" and "decoherence."
 
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Thank you very much. I will research the term "observer effect".
 

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