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With the ____ method, relationships are studied by making observations or measures of variables of interest.

non-experimental

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Non-experimental inquiry can be done by asking people to ____ their behaviour, directly observing behaviour, recording physiological responses, or even examining various public records such as census data.

describe

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In the non-experimental method variables are observed as they occur ____.

naturally

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The experimental method, involves direct ____ and ____ of variables. The researcher manipulates the first variable of interest and then observes the response.

manipulation and control

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With the experimental method, the two variables do not merely vary together; one variable is ____ first to determine whether it affects the second variable.

introduced