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Name Subject Professor Date Bias in Research Bias refers to prejudicing against or for one group or an individual in manner perceived to be unfair (Pigott, et al., P.425). According to Mike’s study and conclusion there is bias where he only conducts his survey in the suburb of Schaumburg, IL instead of spreading to other suburbs and malls. Mike is also biased in that he questions only gays and lesbians. The heterosexuals are also active in politics and they have different affiliations and beliefs likely to be different from the ones interviewed. Mike tends to be biased when he conducts his study in just a single day. Therefore, the conclusion is a rushed one. Another bias is where he conducts the poll on a cold January night where temperatures are very low which is likely that most of the individuals were already in their homes. He also conducts his poll to only 25 individuals present ...
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