CRITERION CONTAMINATION

a trial and error scenario wherein the variable to be verified is permitted to impact the standards used for evaluation.

CRITERION CONTAMINATION: "Criterion contamination is used sometimes to determine what outcomes would be if a certain factor were manipulated."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CRITERION CONTAMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/criterion-contamination/ (accessed March 4, 2021).
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