Conjecture formulated using the foundation of a scientific hypothesis which has a strong chance of proving the hypothesis to be incorrect; any hypothesis which stretches to provide explanation (such as some of those in psychology) is not considered to be scientifically genuine, because it cannot be genuinely disproved.

RISKY PREDICTION: "The risky prediction proved my hypothesis incorrect."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RISKY PREDICTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/risky-prediction/ (accessed October 16, 2021).