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Posted by **Psy Help** on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 8:07pm.

1) negatively correlated with anxiety

2) an independent variable

3) an operational definition of anxiety

4) a confounded variable

i think its number 3 or 4 is that right

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 8:14pmIt is not a confounding variable.

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**Psy Help**, Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 8:15pmIs it number 1??

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**Writeacher**, Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 8:16pmYou said 3 or 4. It's clearly not 4, so what's your other considered choice?

??

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**sool**, Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 8:31pmActually i think the answer is 1. Is that correct?

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**PsyDAG**, Thursday, December 20, 2007 at 10:48amThe heart rate typically

*increases*with the anxiety level, so it can be used as an operational definition of anxiety. (It is one of the indicators used in the lie detector.)

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operational_definition

I hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.

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