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Bias

1.Describe how bias play a role in the follower's inability to see clearly (Scriptures).
2.Discuss why this is such an important consideration in research methods. Be sure to cite your textbook. (There are more than 15 different discussions of bias in your textbook.)
3.Cite another Scripture that illustrates bias.

Textbook :
Shaughnessy, J. J., Zechmeister, E. B., & Zechmeister, J. S. (2012). Research methods in psychology (9th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 9780078035180.

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Dear Student:
I hope this discussion helps in gaining clarity and understanding of bias as it relates to research and incorporating scripture.
1.Describe how bias may have played a role in the follower's inability to see clearly in this situation.
2.Discuss why this is such an important consideration in research methods. Be sure to cite your textbook. (There are more than 15 different discussions of bias in your textbook.)
3.Cite another Scripture that illustrates bias.

In reviewing the account of two of Christ's followers on their journey to Emmaus, it seems bias did play a part in how they clearly saw the reality of seeing Christ. The two individuals thought he was just some random individual as he walked with them, and did not see Christ as who he was. It seems they also doubted the reality of what he promised. It was difficult for them to believe what was reality with him ...

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The solution provides advise in the on the topic of bias and decision-making/perception looking into the role of bias in stories/events in the Scriptures as well as in actual practice in scientific research.

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