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The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.
A harmless pill, medicine, or procedure prescribed more for the psychological benefit to the patient than for any physiological effect.
Small group of people or representatives with a larger number.
A supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation.
A person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt with.
An element, feature, or factor that is liable to vary or change.
A variable whose value depends on that of another.
A variable whose variation does not depend on that of another.
Double Blind Study
Experiment or clinical trial in which neither the subjects nor the researchers know which subjects are receiving the active medication
A general view, examination, or description of someone or something
An experiment performed in a controlled environment
An experiment thats performed in the real world
An observation that can be made from your own two eyes
A meeting of people face to face, especially for consultation.
A process or record of research in which detailed consideration is given to the development of a particular person, group, or situation over a period of time
"An objective and standardized measure of a sample of behavior"
Study in which disease and exposure statuses are measured simultaneously in a given population
Observational research method in which data is gathered for the same subjects repeatedly over a period of time
Is Deception EVER ethical?
Yeah, as long as it follows the APA guidelines