justifications for your answers:

you will read three news articles intended for a general audience  reporting the results from correlational studies. You can find the links  to these articles under your weekly resources. For each of the  articles, you will answer the following questions and provide  justifications for your answers:

  • Provide a brief summary of the topic of the article.
  • Determine which variables are the focus of the research.
  • Describe how the results of the correlational analyses are presented.
  • Does the author of the article present the results as causal? In  other words, does the author make statements that one variable causes  the other?
  • Can you think of any additional variables that were not included in  this study that may be important to consider?  Please describe the  variables.
  • Based on what you know about correlational research, does it make  sense to make lifestyle changes based on the research presented in this  article? Please explain your answer.
  • Use one of the news articles to locate, and then read the primary . Did the news article accurately  represent the research conducted? Please explain your answer.

Length:4-5 pages