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Dr.Chen personally believes that Northerners are much colder and ruder than Southerners; thus he is currently designing a study to test his hypothesis. Which criterion for conducting a scientific research is Dr. Chen violating:

a. Objectivety
b. Emperiricism
c. Control
d. Reliability

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A multiple choice question on conducting of a scientific research.

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Objectivity is the extent to which results of study are independent of situation and researcher. Thus Dr Chen is not violating objectivity if he does not let his personal belief influence the results of the study.

Empiricism is "watching the world," relying on ...

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