A variable that is thought to be influenced by another variable is known as the:


A variable that is thought to be influenced by or changed by another variable is known as the: dependent variable moderating variable independent variable intervening variable

Answer

When a researcher tests the cause and effect rationship between two variables, he is basically trying to understand what effect would the independent variable have on dependent variable if manipulated. For instance, effect of stress on obesity. Obesity is the dependent variable which is influenced by another variable like stress.

The correct answer is option, A.

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