HAPTER 6 - Intent and Anatomy of Tentative and Quasi-Experimental Investigations Andrea Follmer Greenhoot
from Blackwell Handbook of Inquiry Methods in Clinical Psychology
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True experiments envelop the manipulation of one or more inrelying variables by the investigator and wild assignment of subjects to tentative knots or treatments.