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Psychological Research: Experimental

Psychological Research: Experimental

Author: Barbara Ludins
Description:

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

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Notes on "Psychological Research: Experimental"

Terms to Know


  • Experiment
  • 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.