A Group Of Undergraduate Christian Students

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Therefore, researchers Worthington and Scott went to to find their participants. They ended up deciding to pick participants from three different sources. These sources consisted of, one, undergraduate Christian students from the introduction to psychology at major mid-atlantic universities. Two, a group of undergraduate Christian students who are enrolled in 5 general study classes at a, mid-Atlantic, creedal-based Christian college, and are required to attend chapel services once a week. Third and last group are from four Washington, D.C., churches (from both traditional and charismatic Christian faiths)(Fretz and Keating, 1990). All together the total participant count was 301. To better understand these 301 participants I will highlight some of the other characteristics of each of the three groups. The first group count for 124 of the 301 people participating, 52 being males and 72 being females. The age range for this particular group was 17-42. The second group on the other hand accounted for 98 of the 301 people used in this experiment. Out of that 98 people 29 were men and 69 were women. The total age range for this group was 17-33. The third and final group was made up of 79 participants. Here the total age range was 22-72 and there were 43 men and 36 women (Fretz and Keating, 1990). Before we get to what the exact job of the three hundred and one participants are, let’s describe how the research will be conducted. In this experiment there are two main elements
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