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12. Sean is interested in how climate influences exercise habits. He believes that, on average, people who live in cold climates exercise less than those in warm climates because they cannot exercise outdoors. To investigate his_____ Sean uses the average yearly temperature as an ________ of climate
13. Vanna administers a survey about people’s romantic relationships. The Highest possible score is 20 points. If her participants obtain a score of 15 or higher, she classifies them as “in love”. Achieving a score of 15 or above is Vanna’s ______ for “in love”
14. What does “empirical research” entail?
15.When people are aware of being observed, they might change their behaviors. This phenomenon is known as
16.When researchers repreat a study done by another scientist and find the same results they are
Easy17.You are doing an experiment to test wheter exercise improves self-control in children. Half of the children will jump rope for five minutes before being left alone in a room with a bowl of candy. The other half of the children will color for five minutes before being left
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alone in the room with the candy. You plan to measure how long it takes for each child to begin eating the candy as well as how much candy the children consume. Which statement about your research is true?
18.Your roommate tells you that he is planning to conduct an observational study for his senior thesis. Which of the following questions would you ask to demonstrate that you understand how observational studies are designed?
19. Your text describes studies on the “hot hand”, an athelete’s winning streak, be it with free throws, spikes in volleyball, or otherwise. The “hot hand” is also referred to as “being in the zone” or “on a roll” for numerous consecutive games. According to your text, “A meta-analysis of 22 articles found that the ‘hot hand’ does not exist.” What does this quote from your text mean?
20. Zhenghan notices a strong correlation between whether a person isa freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in college and the number of credit hours that a student has registered for. As students’ years in college increase, they tend to register for fewer credit hours. Based on this information, the correlation coefficient between years in college and number of credit hours is closest to
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