Distinguishing Between Corrand ExpResearch

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- 1 - PsychInquiry CD Activity name: Distinguishing Between Correlational and Experimental Research Student’s name: Instructions: Complete this worksheet and hand it in to your instructor. Questions 1. Use this table to record the results of the simulated experiment in this activity. Name Years Married Baldness Rating Skip 1 Sal 10 Deiter 7 Sammy 14 Mike 15 Ronald 0 Ted 20 Bruce 8 Lester 18 Cal 3 Saul 27 Louis 7 2. Place a check next to the variables below that are positively correlated. ± Strength of Russian accent and length of time in the United States
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Unformatted text preview: Level of education and number of children Level of education and number of books in the home Womens ages and length of hair Blood alcohol level and score on driving skill test Anxiety level and number of cups of coffee consumed - 2 -3. How would you redesign the insomnia experiment in this activity? 4. Since what we always want to know is WHY things happenwe always want explanationsthen why do you think anyone bothers with correlational studies? Why doesnt everyone just go ahead and do experiments?...
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