Independent & Dependent Variables

Learning Activity: Independent and Dependent VariablesInstructions: Read these empirical questions, and identify the independent and dependent variables in each one.1) Which is the best treatment method for individuals with autism: behavioral therapy, drug treatment, psychoanalysis, or no treatment (control condition)?2) Does the number of people present in a specific location influence how likely they would be to help someone who needs assistance?3) Does playing violent video games affect the level of aggressiveness in children?4) Will eating breakfast improve a student’s academic performance?5) Would individuals be more likely to remember information that they have read from an e-book or a hard copy of the text?6) Which studying method—cramming for hours in one study session or spaced-out study sessions—leads to better performance on exams?7) During which condition would you be most likely to purchase a new product (i.e., a product you have never tried before)—happy, scared, sad, excited, etc.?8) Does the order of names on a ballot influence how you vote?9) Would it be easier to potty-train your puppy using reinforcement or punishment?10) Does providing candy to students who answer questions during class increase the number of students who participate in class?