An experimental design where some participants in the model are instructed to simulate a psychological state while others in the group are actually experiencing it. The clinical observer is usually unaware who is simulating.

REAL-SIMULATOR MODEL: "The real-simulator model consists of people experiencing a psychological state and people who are not."
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