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1. Standardization can improve the validity of both measures and manipulations.
2. Making experimenters blind is an effective strategy for reducing random error.
3. To reduce subject bias, a researcher might use a placebo treatment.
4. Establishing that a manipulation is consistent with accepted definitions of a construct is most similar to building a case for the ____ validity of a measure.
5. Manipulation checks can be used to make a case for both the convergent and the discriminant validity of a treatment.
6. Instructional manipulations are most vulnerable to
7. The most easily standardized type of manipulation is
8. Stooge manipulations are the type of manipulations that are least vulnerable to subject biases.
9. If you are most concerned about experimenter biases, you should use a ___ manipulation.

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