n. in experimental psychology, refers to a design which systematically divides participants into homogenous groups (blocks). The homogeneity of each block makes the design a more powerful tool. See randomized block design- also incomplete block design.

BLOCK DESIGN: "Statistical analysis becomes easier and more reliable when participants are divided into a homogenous block design."
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