Black Friday sale on now! Save 50% on PLUS and Brainzy with coupon BLACKFRI. Learn More

Glossary of Education

Home > Glossary > Control Group

Control Group

The group of test subjects in an experiment that are untreated or unexposed . The control group is an essential in validating the results of the test because it establishes the baseline from which a comparison can be made. The characteristics of the control and experiment groups are ideally identically except for the isolated experimental variable(s).
Not what you're looking for?

Questions about "Control Group"

Showing 1-5 of 105