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Unformatted text preview: choose to be friends with those in their hallwayPeople that are outgoing are more likely to make friends with other outgoing people and those that are studious would be more inclined to hang out with each other. This could be testable by looking into learning communities and seeing how many kids are in the same class together and which of them are friends. In a causal study, I would test the kids in a learning community and see if they have more friends within their classes or out of their classes. The independent variable would be the learning community and the dependent variable would be friendship. In a correlational study I would measure the people someone is friends with based on where Mann 1 they live versus who they have classes with....
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- Fall '08
- Psychology, Interpersonal relationship, Mann