CATCH TRIAL By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A trial where an individual variable is not present but a person records a usual response. See blank trial. CATCH TRIAL: "The catch trial used an auditory signal that was not always given to see if people recorded the response." Related Psychology Terms CATCH TRIAL ANALYSIS OF COVARIANCE (ANCOVA) BLANK TRIAL BLANK TRIAL SUBJECT VARIABLE BENCH TRIAL CROSSED-FACTOR DESIGN TRIAL CONSULTANT RESCORLA-WAGNER THEORY CONTAMINATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATCH TRIAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catch-trial-2/ (accessed April 18, 2021).