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"
Group relationships: Experiment, Experimentation
Generic synonyms: Criterion, Standard
Derivative terms: Control, Control
Lexicographical Neighbors of Control Condition
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, ..."