The series of observations under controlled conditions used to study relationships to draw a causal inference.

EXPERIMENT: "Joe used an experiment to see if adding sugar to a vase of flowers made them last longer compared to the same flowers in a vase with no sugar added."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXPERIMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/experiment/ (accessed September 19, 2021).