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Experiment

Testing validity (such as that of a hypothesis, drug, or medical procedure) under controlled conditions.

Example: The researchers set up an experiment in which they gave the new drug to half of their subjects and a placebo to the other half.

Experiment
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Experiment. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 11, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/experiment/