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The Effects of Sexual Composition and Group Size on Individual Effort [microform] / Jeffrey M. Jackson and Others
Bib ID 5356828
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Jackson, Jeffrey M
 
Description [Washington, D.C.]] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1978 
7 p. 
Summary

This experiment was designed to test the motivation to perform a task for males and females in mixed and same-sex groups. Individuals in homogeneous groups (four males or four females) or heterogeneous groups (two males and two females) clapped their hands alone, in pairs and in foursomes. People exerted more effort alone than in groups, regardless of group compositions. Females performed better in same-sex pairs than in opposite-sex pairs. Implications concerning relative abilities and social loafing are discussed. (Author)

Notes

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association (50th, Chicago, Illinois, May 4-6, 1978).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Behavior Patterns.  |  Group Behavior.  |  Group Norms.  |  Individual Characteristics.  |  Motivation.  |  Participant Characteristics.  |  Research Projects.  |  Sex Differences.  |  Social Reinforcement.
Form/genre Reports, Research.
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