This lesson will delineate the various categorization of subjects into groups for the purpose of research.
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A study specifically done to confirm or disprove a hypothesis about the cause of some behavior or mental event.
Subjects that receive all the conditions of an experiments except the variable being tested.
Subjects that receive all of the conditions of the experiment including the experimental condition or the variable being tested.
Individuals who are a part of an experiment, become part of the sample of the population.
Subject has an equal chance of being in either the experimental or control group.