REPRESENTATIVE DESIGN

Experimental arrangement wherein background variable are deliberately uncontrolled, making research results more valid in the real world. See also: ecological validity; mundane realism.

REPRESENTATIVE DESIGN: "Experiments based on representative design are more likely to be valid in the real world."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REPRESENTATIVE DESIGN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/representative-design/ (accessed July 6, 2020).
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