This "to perform" seems dubious to me, it could be either a purpose or a result. What do you think?
ex)In one study conducted a few years ago, Ali Crum teamed up with Ellen Langer to perform an experiment on the cleaning staff of seven different hotels...
The verb regularly connected with experiments is "to perform".
He performed several experiments but they had widely varying results.
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