experimental method


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ex·per·i·men·tal meth·od

in experimental psychology, control of environmental, physiologic, or attitudinal factors to observe dependent changes in aspects of experience and behavior.
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The experimental method has been discussed in detail by its trailblazers (Kempthorne 1967; Box et al.
The program in comparison with the experimental method gives the possibility to study each component of the entire system separately, to undertake a thorough investigation, to identify which are the weak points, and to find some solutions.
They cover what research is and why linguists do it, critical reading and writing, questionnaires in interpreting research, ethnographic research on interpreting, discourse analysis in interpreting research, experimental methods in interpreting research, research on interpreting education and assessment, and conducting and disseminating interpreting research.
Haroche and Wineland got the awards "for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems", said Normark.
College of Pharmacy Glendale) assembles chapters on experimental methods involving all aspects of lipids as essential components of the cell membrane, with a focus on aspects of developing liposome-based nanoscale drug delivery techniques.
The time course of stress cycle can be determined using experimental methods, flexibility, numerical solution methods based on theoretical modeling and the flexibility and numerical simulation using numerical methods.
This article presents the comparison between the results obtained by the analytical, FEM and experimental methods, while studying the size of the crack opening and its contour curve in case of cyclical symmetrical loading of a specimen, and depending on the cycle number and loading level.
Research on market design is influenced by ideas from industrial organization and microeconomic theory; it brings together theoretical, empirical, and experimental methods, with an aim of studying policy-relevant tradeoffs with practical consequences.
Journal of Instrumentation," published monthly, covers major areas related to concepts and instrumentation in detector physics, accelerator science, and associated experimental methods and techniques, theories, modeling and simulations.
Gamry Instruments, Warminster, PA, is sponsoring the Short Course on Corrosion: Fundamentals and Experimental Methods, which will be held June 10-15, 2007, at Penn State University in State College, PA.
ALTHOUGH THE religious use of mushrooms containing the psychedelic drug psilocybin dates back thousands of years, early practitioners were not familiar with controlled, double-blind experimental methods.
I shape class discussions that allow students to draw on their accumulated academic experience, opposing the logic of experimental methods learned in physics or chemistry to the logic of inquiry in philosophy or literature.

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