Psych M.D. - Experiment


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Term: Experiment
Definition (Myers): A research method in which an investigator manipulates one or more factor (Independent variable) to observe the effects on some behavior or mental processes (Dependent variable)1
Definition (alternative): A test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.2
Contextual explanation: A procedure or test under controlled conditions in order to establish a hypothesis and discover unknown effects.
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  1. Myers, D. G. (2004). Psychology. New York, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. Retrieved September 23, 2009, Web site: http://www.alleydog.com/glossary/definition.cfm?term=Experiment
  3. Retrieved September 23, 2009, Web site: http://images.google.co.kr/imglanding?imgurl=http://www.searchviews.com/wp-content/themes/clean-copy-full-3-column-1/images/experiment.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.searchviews.com/index.php/archives/2008/10/search-news-serp-prise-google-experiments-with-banner-ads-on-results-pages.php&usg=__BSkLN932yL1t5Z4_CnjxlVp2KZA%3D&h=452&w=521&sz=30&hl=ko&um=1&tbnid=l9jppOdhA-Cb_M:&tbnh=114&tbnw=131&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dexperiment%26complete%3D1%26hl%3Dko%26lr%3D%26sa%3DN%26um%3D1%26newwindow%3D1&q=experiment&complete=1&lr=&sa=N&um=1&newwindow=1&start=2
  4. Retrieved September 23, 2009, Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nf8maraopy0
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Date of last edit:September, 23, 2009



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