Flashcards in Vocab 2-2 Deck (4)
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Self fulfilling prophecy

A situation in which a researchers expectations influence that persons own behavior and thereby influence the participants behavior

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Single blind experiment

An experiment in which the participants are unaware of which participants received the treatment

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Double blind experiment

An experiment in which neither the experimenter nor the participants know which participants received which treatment

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Placebo effect

A change in a participants illness or behavior that results from a belief that the treatment will have an effect rather that from the actual treatment