Physics Of Human Behavior And Psychology Essay

1199 Words Jan 18th, 2016 5 Pages
And so, as the young men return from their treacherous mission- a perilous sennight without modern technology- they come back with not only the wicked tales of their trials, but also a report that is extremely crucial to their mark…

Seven days without modern technology; a seemingly simple rule our group had to follow. There were very few exceptions to this rule, such as: using technology for homework, using technology for emergencies(i.e. your house is burning down), and any other situation- so long as it was approved by all 5 participants. Other than that, the line for disqualification(or “cracking” as we liked to think of it) in completing the challenge was set very strict. So, was our group able to complete this challenge? Absolutely not. Did our group gain valuable information relating to our hypotheses and to the scientific study of human behaviour and psychology, which we will be explaining in this report? Heck yes.

Let’s begin with our proposed hypotheses. In summary, our hypothesis was that our group would have increased productivity at home and in school, because we would have less distractions- namely the internet. We also hypothesized that we would experience “withdrawals” since we all considered ourselves hooked to our devices. We based these hypotheses off of previous experiments done by others that were similar, if not the same as ours. These experiments were: 1 24 Hours: Unplugged experiment done by students at the Phillip Merrill College of…

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