Importance of the control group in scientific research.

  title={Importance of the control group in scientific research.},
  author={Matheus Melo Pithon},
  journal={Dental press journal of orthodontics},
  volume={18 6},
Fundamentally, scientific research aims at contributing to the development of human knowledge in all areas, being systematically planned and executed according to rigorous criteria of information processing. 1 It consists of investigations, observations and experiments, and tries to use these tools to explain the causes of many phenomena. When reading scientific articles of which purpose is to experiment, we find the so-called control group. What would that be? What is the importance and need… CONTINUE READING