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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    A social scientist examines how student grades are affected by the teacher. Before the academic year begins, teachers in the study are told which students are very smart and which students will need extra help, using random assignment only. What prediction could could be made of students at the end of the year?

     

    A

    Students identified as smart will get higher grades than the other students.

    B

    Students identified as needing help will get higher grades than the other students.

    C

    There will be no relation between the label of smart and needs help and grades.

    D

    Grades will be based on academic ability and teacher expectancy will have no effect.




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