Involvement in local organizations and charities

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involvement in local organizations and charities among members of city councils of selected midsized cities in the northeastern United States?” The chief weakness of this research problem is that:
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Ans: It implies only description of the relationship among the data, not a casual interpretation. Q25. Class A high school basketball teams who employ a sports psychologist will have a higher proportion of wins over the course of the season than comparable teams who do not employ a sports psychologist. 1. Null hypothesis b. Research Hypothesis Ans: B: Research Hypothesis Q26.There will be no difference in rate of skill improvement between college gymnasts who practice meditation and those who do not. 1. Null hypothesis b. Research Hypothesis Ans: !: Null Hypothesis Q27. Lucy examined relationships between middle-school students’ self-esteem and their performance in Mathematics. Her data analysis indicated that students with higher self- esteem perform better than those with lower self-esteem. Her investigation further revealed that students with higher self-esteem are more willing to invest effort in solving Math problems. In this case, the amount of effort is ____________________ variable Ans: Mediating Variable Q28. Research suggests that children who eat hot breakfast at home perform better at school. Many argue that not only hot breakfast but also parental care of children before they go to school has an impact on children’s performance. In this case, parental care is ---------------------------- variable Ans: Moderating Variable Q29. Imani analyzed data and found that explicitly teaching reading strategies improves students’ performance on standardized tests. In this study, explicit teaching of reading strategies is ------------------------------ variable
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Ans: Independent variable Q30. Marcos’s study suggested that elementary students who watch TV more than three hours a day are more likely to be overweight than students who watch less TV. In this study, students’ weight is ----------------------- variable Ans: Dependent variable
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