From your assignment:
"In class we have studied a variety of research designs. In so doing we have discussed the importance of understanding different research designs and how they can be applied to our research questions. In this paper, you will have the opportunity to choose a research question, form a hypothesis, and propose an experimental study (please note, this is a research proposal, you should not conduct the research you propose). Your paper will include the following components:
1) Specify your research question:
a. Does enhancing self-esteem increase test performance?
b. Can listening to music boost productivity?
c. Does social support contribute to success in college?
d. Does exposure to social media affect people's happiness?
e. Does the amount of personal space between individuals upon meeting for the first time influence how they rate each other's personalities?
2) State your hypothesis.
3) Justify your use of an experimental research design.
4) Describe how you will conduct your study.
5) Propose potential results.
6) Limitations and future directions.