Social And Social Interaction

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This observation report shows the study of reaction of people interacting to each other, understanding the physical and mental language that each individual possess. The observation was conducted at the Fort Campbell Kentucky Commissary, using Sociology to point out the positive and negative norms. Identify every aspect of the norm that associates within each person finding the reaction which many either do or do not expect. Chambliss stated that, norms are accepted social behaviors and beliefs, or the common rules of a culture that governs the behavior of people belonging to that culture (2015). Norms that is utilized daily are, mores and laws norm are used in daily life within most folks including myself. Mores norm in simple terms is explained …show more content…
Since it is near the holidays, interactions will vary based on the moods of the individual on how they accept what is given. The date and time the observation was conducted on 23 December 2015 at the Fort Campbell Commissary around 12:00 P.M. I have decided to take a pen and paper and study each individual behavior pattern while walking with a shopping cart. One area that helped out with the report was the business prior to Christmas for the last minute shopping; multiple reactions are known within the grocery store ranging from, friendly to business conversations. The environment within the store was normal including, temperatures and increased foot traffic due to the …show more content…
I have decided to sing Christmas Carols loud in specific isles and see how others react. This social norm break came from seeing the movie Elf with Will Farrell. After noticing the reaction to certain individuals, within the movie realizing that this can be a potential social norm break. First isle, I have started singing “Silent Night” loudly and the reaction that I have received was; one person started singing with me with joy and few others wanted to get out of the isle immediately. Next few isles over, I started to sing “Jingle Bell Rock” there was one individual that came up to me and stated with a rude remark. “Do you know who sings that song”, I stated “yes many throughout the world”, after saying that the individual said “let them sing that song”. To me everyone should be cheerful during the Christmas season. Towards the dairy isle, I have decided to sing “Let it Snow” since it was cold. Once the song was completed, someone in a few isles over applauded to my singing; once I reached the deli counter, the employees there were cheered up and gave me positive feedback for my

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