The Effects of Bystanders on Social Loafing in a Group Activity

Opp, Eric H and Golden, Chris (2015) The Effects of Bystanders on Social Loafing in a Group Activity. [Abstract]

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Abstract

The goal of this study was to identify social loafing within this context and how it could be affected by the number of members in the group. We collected data from fourteen introductory psychology students. Groups were randomly assigned to either a dyad or a quad for a simple brainstorming task. Once the task was completed, the participants were asked to fill out a survey that measured perceived social loafing. Our results were insignificant, however they were trending in a way that suggests significant results could be observed with a larger sample size.

Item Type: Abstract
Created by Student or Faculty: Student
Uncontrolled Keywords: social loafing,
Subjects: Undergrad Research Symposium
Undergrad Research Symposium > Psychology
Depositing User: Eric Opp
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2015 18:33
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 08:51
URI: http://fortworks.fortlewis.edu/id/eprint/654


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