This week we looked at experiments. Experiments are one of many types of researc

 
 
 

AMAZING OFFER 35% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER

ORDER NOW COUPON CODE >> FIRST35

This week we looked at experiments. Experiments are one of many types of researc

This week we looked at experiments. Experiments are one of many types of research projects. Experiments are unique in that a stimulus is applied. In other words, the researcher will “do something” to the subjects. This is usually best understood in terms of medical research in which the stimuli is a drug or treatment. As we learned, it is vitally important in experimental research to have a control group to gauge if the stimulus is actually causing the effect. One type of experiment that is especially fun is the breaching experiment in which the researcher sets up a scenario that breaches social norms (i.e. wearing clothes backwards, skipping in the office, or other more serious breaches of social norms). Social norms are not absolutes, but rather are fluid changing with time and space. We essentially are living under all made-up rules that are products of living within a society. Therefore, breaching experiments look to uncover those made-up and many times hidden rules of society. In the video (Only 2 Seats Left), a breaching experiment is conducted to gauge stereotypes and response to stereotypes.
For Exercise 4:
Create a breaching experiment and describe it in detail (5-15 sentences).
What aspect of human/social behavior are you researching with this experiment?
video example…

PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW