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counter balancing

thesystematic variation of the order of presentation of thelevels of the independent variable (eg. Half of the participants first undergoCondition A followed by Condition B, whilst the other halfdo vice versa), in a repeated measures design, to avoidorder and fatigue effects.

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Psychology term of the day

September 29th 2021


a drug which increases activation of the central nervoussystem and the autonomic nervous system;decreasing fatigue, increasing physical activity andalertness, diminish hunger, and result in a temporaryelevation of mood.