Who Obeys the Law (discussion) Find a location with traffic stop signs, psychology homework help

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Chapter 2 - Who Obeys the Law (discussion)

here are two parts to this assignment/discussion:

Part 1 – Complete your observation

Find a location with traffic stop signs and observe the first 10 male drivers and first 10 female
drivers. They should be alone in the car. Did they make a stop? Yes or no? Tally your results.

Part 2 – Post your results and answer these questions about your experience and this
“research project”.

  • What are your results? What do you think your results demonstrate?
  • What is the operational definition for this study? (see textbook for definition of operational definition)
  • What are your results? What do you think your results demonstrate?
  • What was your hypothesis as you made your observations? (see textbook for definition of hypothesis)
  • What kind of study is this (correlational or experiment?) Why? What are the variables?
  • Why do you think that it specifies that drivers should be alone in the car? How might this affect the results (behavior about obeying the stop sign law)?
  • What other factors could be other variables that are not controlled in this study?
  • Does this study actually measure “Who Obeys the Law”? Why or why not? Explain.

Complete this assignment and post your results - answer the questions about your experience and this research project. Tally your results. Indicate what location and time of day you made the observation.

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Psychology 100

Nikkia Bryan

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To determine the frequency of drivers to obeying the stop sign law, I took a study at
Geneva Street Bellwood Illinois, between 10 am and 12 noon. The results are as tallied
below;
Male

Female

1

Yes

1

Yes

2

Yes

2

Yes

3

No

3

Yes

4

Yes

4

Yes

5

Yes

5

No

6

No

6

No

7

No

7

Yes

8

Yes

8

Yes

9

Yes

9

Yes

10

No

10

Yes

The results showed that out of the 10 male drivers, 4 of them did not make a stop at the
traffic stop sign location. On the other hand, majority of the women did stop. Out of 10, 2
of them did not make a stop. This demonstrates that men are ignorant when it comes to
observing the traffic signs.
Operational definition; at a given time and location, a driver who i...

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