In a study of the behavior of adolescents to parental pressures,it was found that the use of pressure by parents did not always elicit a negative behavior in the adolescents. While most of them reacted adversely, a few developed mature and independent thinking as a reaction to such pressure. It seems that use of pressure does produce good in some cases.
Which of the following if true most weakens the conclusion reached by the author?
A. The adolescents who reacted adversely do so even when there is no parental pressure on them.
B. All the adolescents who reacted favorably were highly intelligent
C. The adolescents in the study were selected randomly from a group of college students
D. Factors other than parental pressure may play a role in developing positive traits in adolescents
E. Some of the adolescents said that they do not like to be pampered by their parents.