ANOMALY

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ANOMALY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anomaly/ (accessed July 25, 2017).
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