What is a confounding variable?

Bob Spunt

Bob graduated with his PhD. in Social and Cognitive Psychology from UCLA in 2011.

Whether you’re conducting research, reading about research, or learning research methods so you can ace your research methods course, you need to know exactly what a confounding variable is. If you think you’ve got it, then this isn’t the post for you. But if you’re confounded by the idea of a confound, then this post may help you to see the light. Download article as PDF

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