What are extraneous variables?

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Extraneous variables are variables that may bear effect on independent variables that affect certain behaviour of a subject that is being studied. These variables also may influence both choice of a variable treatment and its response.
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extraneous variable can be defined as any variable other than the independent variable that could cause a change in the dependent variable. In our study we might realize that age
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They are variables other than the independent variable that may bear any effect on the
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An extraneous variable is any variable that affects the results, that a researcher has not manipulated: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extraneous_….
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Variables are any factors in an experiment that can be controlled, manipulated and measured. An extraneous variable is any variable in a scientific study that is not purposefully
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Extraneous variables are undesirable variables that influence the relationship between the variables that an experimenter is examining. It usually bears an effect on the behaviour of the subject being studied and it is assumed to influence the dependent variable.
Extraneous variables are undesirable variables that influence the relationship between the variables that an experimenter is examining. It only affects the people in the experiment. Some of the examples include: gender ethnicity, social class, genetics age and intelligence.
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