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Sophia University – Foundation of Psychology Unit 4 Challenge 2 Researcher bias refers to which of the following? a.) When the person doing the research affects the research or the results b.) When the researcher's prediction is incorrect c.) When the subject of the research affects the results through prior knowledge d.) When the outside conditions of the experiment affect how the subject thinks or behaves Which of the following describes a biased sample? a.) A random selection of participants for an experiment b.) A sample that accurately represents a population c.) A sample that is not representative of a population d.) An error that occurs whenever a study is performed In an experiment comparing the amount of sugar a child eats with the likelihood that the child will behave poorly, an extraneous variable would be __________. a.) how much sugar the child eats b.)
the bad behavior the child displays c.) the time of day when the experiment takes place Which of the following best describes correlation?

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