In a research on the effect of child-rearing practices on stress –proneness of children
In a research on the effect of child-rearing practices on stress –proneness of children in competing school projects, the hypothesis formulated is that ‘child rearing practices do influence stress- proneness’. At the data-analysis stage a null hypothesis is advanced to find out the tenability of research hypothesis. On the basis of the evidence available, the null hypothesis is rejected at 0.01 level of significance. What decision may be warranted in respect of the research hypothesis?
(a) The research hypothesis will also be rejected.
(b) The research hypothesis will be accepted.
(c) Both the research hypothesis and the null hypothesis will be rejected.
(d) No decision can be taken in respect of the research hypothesis.