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Investigate using observational study whether gender difference affects the amount of aggressive behaviour displayed in Worcester Sixth Form College.

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Introduction

INVESTIGATION

Aim

The aim is to investigate using observational study whether gender difference affects the amount of aggressive behaviour displayed in Worcester Sixth Form College.

Hypothesis

Gender difference affects the amount of aggressive behaviour displayed in that males are more aggressive than females.

Method

It was decided that each observer would take a different position

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Middle

Fighting - punch

               Kick

/

               Pulling hair

               Scratching

Throwing objects

/

Gestures

/

///

Exclusion                      

/

/

Total

16

8

Observer 3 Tally Chart (library)

Aggresion types

MALE

FEMALE

Shouting/ abusive language

Intimidating eye contact

//

Shoving/nudging

Play Fighting

//////

Fighting - punch

               Kick

               Pulling hair

               Scratching

Throwing objects

Gestures

/

Exclusion                      

Total

7

2

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Conclusion

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0

4

2

0

0

Intimidating eye contact

0

3

1

2

0

2

Shoving/nudging

1

0

2

0

0

0

Play Fighting

5

0

5

0

6

0

Fighting - punch

0

0

0

0

0

0

               kick

0

0

1

0

0

0

               pulling hair

0

0

0

0

0

0

               scratching

0

0

0

0

0

0

Throwing objects

2

1

1

0

0

0

Gestures

0

0

1

3

1

0

Exclusion

0

0

1

1

0

0

Total

10

4

16

8

7

2

ANALYSIS

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