Sociology experiment ppt

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Sociology experiment ppt

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

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