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1. If Treatment Group A scores significantly higher than Treatment Group B, we can conclude that Treatment A has a positive effect.
2. Using a no-treatment control group is always a mistake.
3. Without adequate control groups, an experiment will lack internal validity.
4. If you want to show that the relationship between two variables is linear (a straight line) and not curvilinear, you need only two levels of the treatment.
5. Confounding variables that have nothing to do with the treatment manipulation are a threat to your study's
6. The multiple group experiment tends to have better construct validity and/or external validity than the simple experiment.
7. Hypothesis-guessing is a bigger problem when you use
8. You may want to include both a placebo group and an empty control group in an experiment.

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