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    What statistical technique is typically used to analysis data in small-N designs?

    a. Chi-square test
    b. Within-subjects ANOVA
    c. Linear regression
    d. No statistics are used: visual inspection is the preferred technique

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    Answer: b. Within-subjects ANOVA

    Researcher use small N for certain variables under study because: (1) people have very similar sensory systems or other variables under study, so no problem with generalizability; (2) use within-subjects designs - and many trials for each data point; (3) achieve control over the laboratory conditions, so minimal 'error' variance due to extraneous variables (i.e., Skinner also used ...

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