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Inductive reasoning, on the other hand, allows the researcher to begin a project with a general question but without a clear outline or framework. Holstein (Eds.), Handbook of interview research: Context and method (pp. 33–54). For it is always possible that there is an unknown third variable that is the true cause behind changes in the variable that investigators seeks to explain. This rigorous first-year training also provides students with the foundation and skills needed to conduct independent research early in their careers at Caltech.

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