PSEUDOGROUP

1. A pretend or artificial group. 2. A number of participants in a research study who believer they are working as a group, when in fact they are being evaluated on an individual basis.

PSEUDOGROUP: "It turns out the focus group was a pseudogroup and the researchers were observing each separately."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSEUDOGROUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pseudogroup/ (accessed September 23, 2020).
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