Definition of Control condition

1. Noun. A standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment. "The control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"

Exact synonyms: Control
Group relationships: Experiment, Experimentation
Generic synonyms: Criterion, Standard
Derivative terms: Control, Control

Lexicographical Neighbors of Control Condition

control account
control animal
control arm
control board
control brief
control briefs
control center
control character
control chart
control charts
control circuit
control code
control codes
control condition (current term)
control coupling
control couplings
control element
control experiment
control freak
control freaks
control function
control gene
control grid
control group
control joint
control key
control keys
control limit

Literary usage of Control condition

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Drug Abuse Prevention Through Family Interventions edited by Rebecca S. Ashery, Elizabeth B. Robertson, Karol L. Kumpfer (2000)
"... the family intervention condition showed significantly greater improvement in behavior problems than did subjects assigned to the control condition (p ..."

2. Overview of Addiction Treatment Effectiveness by Mim J. Landry (1996)
"... weeks of outpatient treatment or a minimal treatment control condition: advice from the counselor to follow procedures outlined in a self-help manual. ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... control condition in which subjects discussed maintenance but did not develop or rehearse coping strategies, or (с) а no-treatment control condition. ..."

4. Prevention of Mental Disorders, Alcohol and Other Drug Use in Children and edited by David Shaffer (1989)
"... (4) a control condition (classroom instruction using a basal reader approach). ... to withhold intervention in order to preserve a control condition, ..."

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