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Blinding

Blinding

Author: Ryan Backman
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This lesson will explain blinding in experiments

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Blinding

    The practice of making sure that certain individuals do not know which subjects are receiving which treatment.

  • Double-Blind Experiment

    An experiment where neither the subjects, nor anyone in contact with them, has any knowledge of which subjects are receiving which treatment.

  • Single-Blind Experiment

    An experiment where either the subjects have no knowledge of which subjects are receiving which treatment, or people in contact with the subjects have no knowledge of which subjects are receiving which treatment, but not both.