What is a Double-blind control experiment

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What is a Double-blind control experiment and where it is most effectively used for? Please explain comprehensively.

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A double-blind control experiment is an element of the scientific method, it prevents the results of a research from being influenced by the bias of the individual who is applying it or is being applied.In this type of experiment, the participants do not know without being part of the study group or the control group, and the randomness of each individual's assignment to each group helps to reduce the influence that this knowledge may have on the results.Double-blind experiments are applied to achieve a higher level of scientific research.In some cases, the experiments carried out by means of a computer can be considered double-blind, since the software should not cause any biased influence in the study.This tool is widely...

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