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Nonexperimental Studies

Experimental studies involve the manipulation of an independent variable, while controlling other extraneous variables. Nonexperimental studies do not involve the manipulation of variables and/or do not assume control over other variables. Do you think nonexperimental studies are less scientific? What is the reason for your explanation? Why is it necessary to have nonexperimental studies?

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A comparsion of experimental and nonexperimetal studies is made.