META-ANALYSIS

is a research technique where researchers will collect and collate a wide range of previously conducted research, compare the results and then use this as the basis for concluding against their hypothesis.

META-ANALYSIS: "A meta-analysis is just one potential method of conducting a psychological study looking at a specific hypothesis retrospectively."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "META-ANALYSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/meta-analysis/ (accessed May 12, 2021).
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