Dr. Kavanaugh has noticed that many of her students are having difficulties understanding the basic parts of a nerve cell (neuron) but don’t seem to

Dr. Kavanaugh has noticed that many of her students are having difficulties understanding the basic parts of a nerve cell (neuron) but don’t seem to have the same problems understanding most of the different regions of the brain. Dr. Kavanaugh wonders if her lectures have some bearing on this situation, and has posed a question she intends to purse in her research—whether the ways in which information is presented affects student interest and memory of the material. If she is interested in pursuing this research question further, Dr. Kavanaugh’s next step in the scientific method would be