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The FINAL step in a scientific investigation is to A) conduct the study. B) analyze the data. C) decide whether or not the hypothesis was supported. D) report the findings. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): D 2. An independent variable in an experiment refers to A) the variable that is held constant across experimental conditions. B) the variable deliberately manipulated by the experimenter. C) the variable that the experimenter believes will change in value because of systematic correlations that exist in the experiment. D) the variable that provides an alternative explanation for the results of the experiment. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 3. The principal disadvantage of the descriptive/correlational research method is A) because of practical or ethical reasons they cannot be used to study some research questions. B) since researchers cannot control variables of interest, conclusions concerning cause and e ect relationships are not appropriate. C) they do not allow the researcher to describe behavior. D) they frequently observe behavior in artificial situations. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 4. Hypotheses are typically expressed as A) theories. B) variables. C) predictions. D) statistics. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): C
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5. When subjects are administered a series of written questions designed to assess their attitudes, opinions, or behavior, this is called Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B
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