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Renee a 24 year old masters student was studying attitudes toward women using a questionnaire about affirmative action for women

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Renee a 24 year old masters student was studying attitudes toward

women using a questionnaire about affirmative action for women. She hypothesized that male participants would express more support for affirmative action for women when they expressed their attitudes toward a female experimenter, compared to a male experimenter. Renee randomly assigned a group of male college students to have their questionnaire administered by her or by her male advisor, a 50-year-old professor of psychology. She conducted the study in two identical classrooms at the same time of day. Renee found that the men tested in her own room reported more support for affirmative action for women, compared to the men tested by her advisor. She concluded that the gender of the examiner can make men express more liberal gender attitudes. Answer the following questions about Renee's experiment.
1.Identify the independent variable (IV) and dependent variable (DV). Don't forget to include the levels or conditions of the IV.
2.Identify the design (posttest-only? pretest/posttest? within-groups?). How do you know
3. Renee has a very large design confound in her study. What is it?
4. How should Renee redesign the study to correct or prevent any confounds?

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