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component analysis

comparing the effects of 2 or more independent variables

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placebo control

this separates effects that may be produced by a subjects preceived expectations of improvement because of taking a drug apart from the effects actually produced by the drug

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treatment integrity
procedural fidelity

refers to the extent to which the independent variable is implemented or carried out as planned

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treatment drift

occurs when the application of the independent variable during later phases of an experiment differs from the way it was applied at the outset of the study

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direct replication

researcher makes every effort to duplicate exactly the conditions of an earlier experiment

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systematic replication

the researcher purposefully varies one or more aspects of an earlier experiment

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type I error

false positive
made when researcher concludes that the independent variable had an effect on the DV, when it didn't

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Type II error

researcher concludes that an IV did not have an effect on the DV, when it really did.