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Listed below are the effects of observation on research. Match the bias of the effect with the research situation described.

Observation Bias:

A. Researcher's own feelings

B. Inadequate research methods

C. Researcher's closeness to subjects

D. Researcher's presence creates "good subjects"

Research Situations:
1. Children in a day care center all behave in a well-mannered way when they realize they are being watched. ANS: D

2. A researcher interviews students in a drop-out prevention class in order to ask questions about effective teaching styles. Ans. B

3. A racially biased researcher observes students in a predominantly black urban school. A

4. A psychologist studies his own children as the basis for his research.
Ans. C

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  1. 1.a 2.d 3.b 4.c

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  2. Disagree with Anonymous, agree with first set of answers.

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