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Answer the presence or absence of music the students' test scores the amount of time allowed for the studying silence Add Question Here Question 119 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Antoine is conducting an experiment on the effects of room color on concentration. The independent variable is _____ and the dependent variable is _____. Answer the subjects; the control group the experimental group; concentration room color; concentration concentration; room color Add Question Here Question 120 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question An experiment is performed to test the effects of sleep deprivation on rote memory. In this experiment, the dependent variable is the Answer number of hours subjects go without sleep. rote memory scores. number of subjects deprived of sleep in the experimental group. correlation between hours of sleep and fatigue. Add Question Here Question 121 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question A researcher wants to find out if taking a new antidepressant drug will decrease the symptoms of subjects suffering from social anxiety. The number of symptoms exhibited by the subjects would be the Answer independent variable. dependent variable. extraneous variable. control variable. Add Question Here Question 122 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question A social psychologist measures aggressive responses made by people exposed to violent and nonviolent movies. All of the subjects are tested in rooms having identical room temperature. Thus, room temperature is a(n) _____ variable in the experiment. Answer correlated independent dependent extraneous Add Question Here Question 123 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question A teacher wants to find out if a problem-based history program is superior to the regular history curriculum being used. The motivation and intelligence of the students participating in the new and the regular history programs would be considered the Answer independent variables. dependent variables. extraneous variables. control variables. Add Question Here Question 124 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question In an experiment to study the effects of study skills training on academic achievement, the study skills training would be Answer the dependent variable. an extraneous variable. the control variable. the independent variable.
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Add Question Here Question 125 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question The chief function of the control group in an experiment is that it Answer allows mathematical relationships to be established. provides a point of reference against which the behavior of the experimental group can be compared. balances the experiment to eliminate all extraneous variables. it establishes causation. Add Question Here Question 126 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Which of the following groups serves as a point of reference for a comparison of results in an experiment?
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