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  • 1. Uprzedzenie ‘Prejudice’ ‘ Prejudice’ ‘ Prejudice’
    • By: Matthew O’Neill and Nicholas Damoulianos
  • 2.
    • For our project, one of us had put on a Polish accent and
    • asked people for help in the Fairview mall
  • 3. OUr Hypothesis
    • Our hypothesis was that we would be met with anger or frustration because we did this experiment on December 23rd
  • 4.
    • Volume of voice
    • Tone of voice
    • Facial expression
    • Eye contact
    • Body language
    • Employee or Shopper
    Changes that we looked for
  • 5. Test #1
    • Starbucks employee
    • Asked for ice coffee
    • No noticeable change in her voice
    • She squinted and paused indicating confusion
  • 6. Test #2
    • Shopper
    • Asked for a music store
    • No change in voice
    • Squinted very much out of confusion
    • Looked as though he was in a hurry
    • Note: Asked in view of HMV
  • 7. Test #3
    • HMV employee
    • Asked for a Polish singer
    • No change in voice
    • Very cheerful, smiling, joked often
    • Kept eye contact and no noticeable body language
  • 8. Test #4
    • Shopper
    • Asked for a game store
    • Voice was calm
    • No noticeable facial or body expression
    • Kept eye contact
  • 9. Test #5
    • Sports Experts Employee (Shoes)
    • Asked for a Polish size 39 shoe
    • Voice began cheerful, then became angry
    • Face started smiling, then became angry
  • 10. Test #6
    • Shopper
    • Asked for a girl’s shop for a girlfriend
    • Voice was slightly loud and angry
    • Squinted and furrowed his brow
    • Leaned in one direction showing he wanted to leave
    • Believe he said “filthy foreigner”
  • 11. Test #7
    • Detox employee
    • Asked for a bright yellow shirt
    • Voice was quiet and confused
    • Looked away often and scratched her arm
  • 12. Test #8
    • Shopper
    • Asked for the exits
    • Voice remained calm
    • Squinted slightly
    • Seemed to be in a rush
  • 13. Test #9
    • A&W employee
    • Asked for a burger
    • Her voice stayed calm, paused at times
    • Squinted, kept eye contact
    • She kept repeating what was said
  • 14. Test #10
    • Shopper
    • Asked for a bookstore
    • She looked around and glared
    • Talked as condescendingly
    • Note: Asked within view of the book store
  • 15. Our Results
    • Surprisingly, most people were quite friendly and helpful
    • The employees were nicer than the shoppers
  • 16. Conclusion
    • In conclusion, people were surprisingly nice
    • Employees were more helpful than shoppers
    • Despite the amount of people and the time of the experiment most people were pleasant