follows a flawed process of reasoning or argument taken by individual's which leads to the invalid conclusion of an experiment where that conclusion still seems valid to participants and lay people.

FALLACY: "In the case a researcher uses invalid data, without knowing it and therefore draw invalid conclusions they would be following a fallacy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FALLACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fallacy/ (accessed April 18, 2021).