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Unformatted text preview: Samuel recruited male and female college students to participate in a study. All participants took a vocabulary test. Half of the participants received positive feedback about their test performance (i.e., they did well) and half the participants received negative feedback (i.e., they did poorly). He then gave all participants a mathematics test. He found that participants who received positive feedback on the vocabulary test were more likely to pass the mathematics test and students who received negative feedback on the vocabulary test were more likely to fail the mathematics test. 1. What is the independent variable in this study? a. Sex of the participants (male or female) b. Score on the mathematics test (pass or not pass) c. Type of test (vocabulary or mathematics) d. Vocabulary test feedback (positive or negative) 2. What is the dependent variable in this study? a. Sex of the participants (male or female) b. Score on the mathematics test (pass or not pass) c. Type of test (vocabulary or mathematics) d. Vocabulary test feedback (positive or negative) 3. A researcher who goes to the playground and records the amount of time children spend playing at each activity is engaged in: a. naturalistic observation b. single-blind research c. experimentation d. d....
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