Sometimes people research an issue simply because it occurred to them and it seemed important

Sometimes people research an issue simply because it occurred to them and it seemed important

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Sometimes people research an issue simply because it occurred to them  and it seemed important. The systematic development of the idea is  lacking. This is "intuitive" or good guess research. It is risky because you  may not be able to get other researchers to understand why the research is  important. It is fun because you get to do what interests you at the  moment. Alternatively, it could be the application of a general rule of  thumb or guessing that a new problem is actually a well-understood  function in disguise.  Example: While feeling especially competent after explaining course  material to three friends you realize that orally presenting material may  help test performance. You conducted a study in which material was orally  presented before the test on a random half of the occasions. The research  was based on your insightful realization that oral presentation may 
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