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A researcher believes that part of college students' success inschool is attributed to their personality type. Her researchhypothesis is that college students with Type B personalitieswill endure frustration in an academic assessment better thanstudents with Type A personalities. She obtained aconvenience sample of 40 volunteer college students andclassified each person as having either Type A or Type Bpersonality. Next, she sent the volunteers individually to alab where they were frustrated by a confederate experimenterwho asked them to solve 10 anagrams that were unsolvable.Then the confederate experimenter gave the volunteers a newset of 10 anagrams that did have valid solutions and timedhow long it took each of them to solve these anagrams (inminutes). The following data was obtained:A) What kind of research design was used here? How do youknow?B) Is this a true experiment? How do you know?C) Name the independent variable and identify the scale ofmeasurement for the IV.

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Term
Fall
Professor
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Tags
Psychology, Statistics, Personality Psychology, Type A and Type B personality theory

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