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1. If you cannot account for irrelevant variables, you should not use descriptive research methods.
2. If you want to make cause-effect statements, you should not use descriptive research methods.
3. Because you do not manipulate variables in a descriptive design, you cannot use a descriptive design to make a cause-effect statement.
4. If students with high academic self esteem have better grades than students with low academic self-esteem, we can conclude that high academic self-esteem leads to better grades.
5. Illusory correlations are due to
6. Large samples tend to be more representative than small samples.

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