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Psychological Research: Experimental

Psychological Research: Experimental


This lesson will delineate the various categorization of subjects into groups for the purpose of research.

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Notes for "Psychological Research: Experimental"

Terms to Know

A study specifically done to confirm or disprove a hypothesis about the cause of some behavior or mental event.

Control group
Subjects that receive all the conditions of an experiments except the variable being tested.

Experimental Group
Subjects that receive all of the conditions of the experiment including the experimental condition or the variable being tested.

Experimental Subject
Individuals who are a part of an experiment, become part of the sample of the population.

Random Assignment
Subject has an equal chance of being in either the experimental or control group.