This lesson will delineate the various ways to set-up and analyze research data.
The likelihood that the variables being studied are related, and that the results of the experiment are not the result of chance.
Improvement that is not attributed to the experimental condition, that comes from the subject’s mental state toward that experimental condition.
A fake pill (such as a sugar pill) or injection (such as a saline injection).
When the expectation of a result leads to or causes the result to occur.
An experiment where subjects are assigned to groups and neither they nor the experimenter knows who is in experimental and control groups.
A particular type of study that looks at the results from many different studies on the same subject to come to broader conclusions.