VARIABLE By N., Sam M.S. - 170 noun. An amount in an experiment or test which ranges, that being, takes on many different values which can be quantified. VARIABLE: "Variables are commonly referred to as variates as well." Related Psychology Terms ALLPORT - VERNON - LENDZEY STUDY OF VALUES ACHIEVEMENT TESTS APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) Comparison of Assessment Tools JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN EDUCATION SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief ATTITUDE SCALES The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "VARIABLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/variable/ (accessed October 4, 2022).