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constant errors

uncontrolled variables that act on only one level of the independent variable. Their action may either be in thesame direction as a predicted difference, exaggerating theapparent effect of the independent variable or in the opposite direction,obscuring the effect of the independent variable.

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June 22nd 2021

cognitive neuroscience

a hybrid discipline aimed at identifying the biologicalbases of cognitive processes by combining techniques forthe study of cognitive processes with measures of physiological processes.