experimenter experimenter  /ɪk ˈspɛ rə ˌmɛn tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a research worker who conducts experiments
  2. (n) a person who enjoys testing innovative ideas

Usage(s):

  1. SM walked until her nose was virtually touching the experimenter's, all the while saying she felt perfectly at ease.
  2. Both dogs in each pair were given commands to place their paws in the experimenter's hands, and when they obeyed, they were given a reward a piece of bread or sausage.
  3. The other experimenter didn't imitate the animal.

News

  • The Exploratoreum's STEM seller

    Experimenter-in-chief Dennis Bartels makes the case for hands-on science learning. Americans love the fruits of science, but the rigors it takes to grow them — that's another matter. A full-court press for more STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — students and teachers is still coming up short. Since 1969, the groundbreaking Exploratorium in San Francisco has made a highly ...
    on August 7, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "The true worth of an experimenter," wrote physiologist Claude Bernard, "consists in his pursuing not only what he seeks, but also what he did not seek."
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Claude Bernard Source: Salt Lake City Weekly

  2. Brzezinski, expanding upon notions of social control, such as those propagated by Edward Bernays, wrote that, "Human conduct, some argue, can be predetermined and subjected to deliberate control," and he quoted an "experimenter in...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Edward Bernays Source: Before It's News

  3. "The results, as I observed them in the laboratory, are disturbing," Milgram says. "If in this study an anonymous experimenter could successfully command adults to subdue a fifty year old man and force on him painful electric shocks against...
    on Jan 21, 2007 By: Stanley Milgram Source: Indie Wire

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