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1-2_Problem_Examples - Example Problems Ch.1#7 Strack...

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Example Problems Ch.1, #7 Strack, Martin, and Stepper (1988) found that people rated cartoons as funnier when holding a pen in their teeth (which forced them to smile) than when holding a pen in their lips (which forced them to frown).
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Ch.1, #7 Strack, Martin, and Stepper (1988) found that people rated cartoons as funnier when holding a pen in their teeth (which forced them to smile) than when holding a pen in their lips (which forced them to frown). What is the independent variable? Ch.1, #7 Strack, Martin, and Stepper (1988) found that people rated cartoons as funnier when holding a pen in their teeth (which forced them to smile) than when holding a pen in their lips (which forced them to frown). What is the independent variable? What is the dependent variable?
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Ch.1, #11 A research study comparing college alcohol use in the United States and Canada reports that more Canadian students drink but American students drink more. Ch.1, #11 A research study comparing college alcohol use in the United States and Canada reports that more Canadian students drink but American students drink more. Is this study an example of an experiment? Why or why not?
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Ch.1, #15 In an experiment examining the effects of humor on memory, Schmidt (1994) showed participants a list of sentences, half of which were humorous and half were nonhumorous. The participants consistently recalled more of the humorous sentences than the nonhumorous sentences. Ch.1, #15 In an experiment examining the effects of humor on memory, Schmidt (1994) showed participants a list of sentences, half of which were humorous and half were nonhumorous. The participants consistently recalled more of the humorous sentences than the nonhumorous sentences. a. What was the independent variable ?
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In an experiment examining the effects of humor on memory, Schmidt (1994) showed participants a list of sentences, half of which were humorous and half were nonhumorous. The participants consistently recalled more of the humorous sentences than the nonhumorous sentences. b. S cale of measurement for the I.V.? Ch.1, #15 In an experiment examining the effects of humor on memory, Schmidt (1994) showed participants a list of sentences, half of which were humorous and half were nonhumorous. The participants consistently recalled more of the humorous sentences than the nonhumorous sentences. c. What was the
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