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Designing a study using correlational design

Imagine you were conducting research on the relationship between academic performance (e.g., better grades) and different types of music while studying. How would you design the study using a correlational design?

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Since a correlational design involves the measuring of two variables from the same group of subjects, you would first need to make sure that this is the case for this test group. For example, if you measure the test subjects' responses to a test while listening to a specific type of music, you must be sure to use the same test subjects for the next tests as well. A good way to accomplish this correlational research study would be to correlate a ...

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The basics of designing a correlational design research plan.