CARRYOVER EFFECT

n. the possibility that effects gained from a previous treatment may still be present and, therefore, be carried over in the next treatment. Also, that the current performance of a participant may be affected by the experimental conditions which preceded the current one.

CARRYOVER EFFECT: "The carryover effect is a factor to be considered in the before and after design of a research or experiment."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CARRYOVER EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/carryover-effect/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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