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    Record the type of research design used. True lab experiment, quasi-experiment, field experiment, or correlation design.

    Dr. Reynolds studies the relationship between parental smoking and children's health. He found that the more frequently the parents smoked in the househod, the more likely children in the household had lung damage.

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    Answer: correlation design.

    In an experiment there is a manipulation of an independent variable in order to observe or measure its effect on a dependent variable. Thus the independent variable can be the levels of alcohol and the dependent variable is the reaction time.

    In the Laboratory Experiment there is random assignment of participants to treatment and control
    groups. There is a high level of control. The levels of IV (Independent ...

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    Identifies the type of research design used.