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    Suppose you were interested in studying sexism. You tell half of your participants that an essay was written by "John" and the other half of your participants that the essay was written by "Joan". Participants then grade the essay. Broadly speaking, your approach to manipulating your independent variable involves

    a. Presenting different stimuli.
    b. Manipulating the information given to participants.
    c. Manipulating the social setting.
    d. Stressing a psychological system.

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    b. Manipulating the information given to participants.

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