What is ANOMALY?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

n. 1. An event, experience, or behavior that deviates in some way from the norm. 2. Thomas Kuhn (1922-1996), a philosopher of science used this term to denote an empirical fact that fails to be predicted by an established theorem.

ANOMALY: "All of the children responded yes to a particular question, except one child, the anomaly, who answered no."

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