My Social Norm

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For my Social Norm Project I decided to go to a scary movie at AMC. My friend and I went to the scary movie called Crimson Peak when the movie theater was busy. The reason I decided to go when it was busy and picked a scary movie is because I wanted to laugh instead of scream at the scary parts to see what people would do. It is socially normal to scream when you are afraid, but laughing is normally not a reaction someone would expect. To do the experiment we sat in the middle of the theater so we would be close enough to the people in the theater and every time a scary part would come up I would start laughing hysterically. At first it was difficult to follow through with the experiment because it was a really scary movie and I had to make

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