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Do you think it is essential to prepare a literature review in a research study? Why or why not?
What would happen if a person simply stated his or her hypothesis and then proceeded to gain an instrument and start working on his or her study? Explain.
What potential benefits, if any, could result from using this method? Explain.
What consequences, if any, could result from using this method? Explain.
What are the most difficult elements of preparing a literature review? Explain.
What common pitfalls should be avoided at all costs? Explain.

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Do you think it is essential to prepare a literature review in a research study? Why or why not?

Yes, I feel like it is quite imperative to validate that one has extensively read and assessed existing research on one's topic to truly become an expert. It also helps to know what research exists in order to initiate further research or take existing studies into another direction overall.

What would happen if a person simply stated his or her hypothesis and then ...

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Literature review elements and pitfalls are briefly articulated.

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