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date: 20 June 2018

experimental group

Source:
A Dictionary of Psychology
Author(s):

Andrew M. Colman

experimental group n. 

In experimental design, a group of research participants or subjects exposed to an independent variable in order to examine the causal effect of that treatment on a dependent variable. Compare control group.