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Question:

When performing a research study, which of the following is NOT a good reason for using a computer?

A Using a computer eliminates all subjectivity and potential bias from an experiment
Explaination

Computers are useful in recording data from electrical instruments, in storing and analyzing large amounts of data, and in quickly and accurately performing calculations. However, the mere fact that one is using a computer does not automatically eliminate all possible sources of bias and subjectivity. A human still has to enter the data into a computer (or decide what data is to be recorded and kept, if the data is collected automatically), and to instruct the computer how to analyze it. Even if a computer is performing the calculations, there are still many other stages in the experiment in which bias can creep in.