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Multiple Choice

1 .       Which of the following is not an effective strategy to control for confounding variables? [Hint]


2 .       Differences between two groups of an experimental design that are distinct from the experimental treatment are called: [Hint]


3 .       To control for extraneous variables that might contaminate a research study, the researcher includes a ____ in the study. [Hint]


4 .       Another name for the experimental group is the: [Hint]


5 .       Sometimes people's performance improves on a task simply because they know they are participating in an experiment. This effect is called the: [Hint]


6 .       A treatment that in reality does not have an effect is called a(n): [Hint]


7 .       A research design that exposes all participants to all experimental and control treatments is a _____ design. [Hint]


8 .       A sequence of observations made on subjects prior to the application of a treatment are called a(n): [Hint]


9 .       A variable that a researcher directly manipulates is called a(n): [Hint]


10 .       A variable that is influenced by the manipulated variable is called a(n): [Hint]


11 .       A(n) _____ analyzes the findings from multiple research studies. [Hint]


12 .       The most primitive type of experimental design is called the: [Hint]


13 .       In a factorial design, the researcher studies the effect of: [Hint]


14 .       A _____ assumes that the treatment and control groups are equivalent. [Hint]


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