sequential trials


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sequential trials

[si′kwen·chəl ′trīlz]
(statistics)
The outcome of each trial is known before the next trial is performed.
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Dalkvist and Westerlund (2006) used similar assumptions for their simulations and reported corresponding effects--which also brings into focus the fact that their findings are based on a type of dependency that produces much weaker effects than when anticipation increases for sequential trials with the same stimuli (57% versus 69% of the simulations in the direction consistent with precognitive anticipation).
"These sequential trials provide an opportunity to address the question of whether survival has improved since the advent of widespread PSA screening and follow-up testing," said Dr.
In each of 5 sequential trials, laying hens (5672 weeks of age) were challenged with Salmonella and Campylobacter, and, 1 week postinoculation, the challenged hens (n = 3) were commingled with nonchallenged hens (n = 12) in conventional wire cages, on all-wire slats, or on all-shavings floor housing systems.

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