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


Single blind experiment

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


Double blind experiment

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


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