Social Norms Experiment: Let's Get Loco At Homecoming

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For this social norms experiment my group decided to do several things. One experiment we did was to go up to people and ask if they wanted to go to the restroom with us, however on the poster it read, “Let’s get loco at homecoming.” This would cause the person being asked to feel uncomfortable and confused at the same time. One guy said, “Yeah let’s go,” another said “no” and started cursing, and many looked confused and didn’t say much. Two people that were being asked, that knew us, didn’t seem so uncomfortable because they knew we were joking. During this process I did not want to do this because I was scared of what others would think of me. Once I started doing it, I got the hang of it, and didn’t feel so scared anymore. I could feel

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