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Running head: WEEK 7 ASSISGNMENT1Research Proposal DraftChristine Chen-ShueSouth university
WEEK 7 ASSISGNMENT2Research Proposal DraftExtraneous VariablesAn extraneous variable is something that is not the focus of a study; it has a potentialeffect on the study, though, making the independent variable appear more or less powerful than itreally is in causing a change in the value of the dependent variable (Gray, Grove & Sutherland,2017). It is extremely important for a researcher to try and control extraneous variables frombecoming an intrusion in order to prevent alterations to the findings. In my research I plan oncontrolling the environment which will be conducted in a structured environment. Age andgender will also be controlled as this research will be done on Men ages 25-30. One extraneousvariable that could affect the outcome of my research is the reliability and honesty of thesubjects. I will have to keep in mind that these subjects have been abusing substance for a while

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Term
Summer
Professor
Romer
Tags
Randomized controlled trial, extraneous variable, Grove Sutherland

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