Psychology Experiment

Posted on July 2, 2006  Comments (1)

Not Your Average Summer Camp by Marisa Brook

They would be pitted against each other in a lengthy tournament of sports and other challenges; the winner would be awarded a medal and a pocketknife. The psychologists’ aim was to prompt each team to see the other as an ‘enemy’ of sorts, and test the second part of the hypothesis.

Overall, the experiment was seen as a success. Not only had both aspects of Sherif’s hypothesis been verified, but several further conclusions had been reached.

One Response to “Psychology Experiment”

  1. Curious Cat » The Science of Kissing
    February 23rd, 2008 @ 5:06 pm

    “In people, kissing to express affection is almost universal. About 90 percent of human cultures do it…”

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