Which of the following is false with regards to how theory influences psychological research?

Which of the following is false with regards to how theory influences psychological research?

  A. Theory can inform the type of data analysis that the researcher conducts. 

  B. Theory can inform the hypotheses that researchers make. 

  C. Theory can inform the population of interest to researchers. 

  D. Theory can inform the duration it takes for the research to be approved by the Institutional Review Board.