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3.What is the simplest way to state the general hypothesis in this article? 2 points . It was predicted that long-term training in t’ai chi and meditation plus exercise would produce greater benefits to executive function than aerobic exercise4.The Methods section in this article is pretty challenging because it contains descriptions of complex measures like the visuo-spatial task switch test. Try not to get bogged down in the details of these measures. The important idea here is to understand in general what the four groups were and what variables they tried to measure in each group. This table might help make it clear:GroupageVO2maxBMIswitchcostsswitch RTsedentary46.92/12.8128.86/5.7627.93/6.37654.3/ 154.56 654.3/ 154.56aerobic44.09/16.245.66/9.6723.78/2.62489.63/ 96.89 400.84/ 53.90meditation46.63/15.004.83/9.0323.3/9.53477.41/ 188.88 401.23/ 122.83t’ai chi55.4/12.9934.14/6.3429.3/3.77453.94/ 110.84 14.13/11.97The idea is that each cell in the table could be filled in with their data, so we'dknow how, for example, meditators compared to aerobic exercisers in terms
of BMI.If you had to summarize the methodology of this study, how would you say it?In other words, what did they do in the study in order to collect their data? 2 points5.Do you know anyone who meditates or does t’ai chi? Let's say I know