Give an example of a folk wisdom idea or common sense generalization that you have grown up with (e.g., birds of a feather flock together). How would you test the validity of this folk wisdom idea using the scientific method (consult the chapter on research methods)? Which research method did you select? Describe how you would conduct the research. Be specific. If you are using the experimental method please specify independent and dependent variables as well as the experimental and control groups.
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