Counterbalancing

Definition: Counterbalancing is a method utilized to mitigate order effects in repeated measures designs. In this procedure, when the experimental paradigm involves multiple conditions, the participant group is divided into sub-groups with equal numerosity. Each sub-group experiences the various conditions in different sequences, whether it be two or more, to avoid the presence of systematic order effects.

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References: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118445112.stat06195

Related terms: Latin Square Design, Randomization  

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