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independent variable (IV)

 the variable that is manipulated inan experiment (e.g.type of words participants receive in a memory experiment)and consequently affects the dependentvariable.

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Psychology term of the day

September 29th 2021

stimulant

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.