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Experimental Group

The group of participants who receive the drug or treatment being studied in a clinical experiment, as opposed to the control group.

Example: The experimental group in a clinical trial will receive 50 mg per day of the new antidepressant.

Experimental Group
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Experimental Group. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 13, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/experimental-group/