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Single-Subject Research Designs

  • By: Javier Virués-Ortega, Joseph J. Pear, Ashley L. Boris, Alison D. Cox, Lei Hu, Flavia M. Julio, Chelsey A. Michalyshyn & Jade K. Wightman
  • In: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology
  • Edited by: Harold L. Miller Jr.
  • Subject:Psychology

Single-subject research designs (SSDs) are experimental strategies used to evaluate the effects of an intervention on a target behavior in one or more individuals. SSDs typically rely on visual inspection of session-by-session graphs rather than inferential statistics. The effect of ...

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