Levine (2001) - Cross Cultural Helping

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Levine (2001) - Cross Cultural Helping


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were the aims of the study?
    • A. 

      Group size, economic well-being, Social values, walking speed

    • B. 

      Population size, economic well-being, Cultural values, walking speed

    • C. 

      Population size, economic well-being, moral values, talking speed

  • 2. 
    What was the research method, the experimental design and how many cities were used?
    • A. 

      Field experiment, repeated measures and 23 cities

    • B. 

      Quasi experiment, independent measures and 25 cities

    • C. 

      Field experiment, independent measures and 23 cities

  • 3. 
    What were the 3 independent variables in this study?
    • A. 

      Whether the victim collapsed, if they fell over but couldn’t get up and if they dropped a pen

    • B. 

      Whether the victim dropped a pen, if the victim was blind trying to cross a street and if they had a hurt or injured leg

    • C. 

      Whether the victim was blind trying to cross the street, if the victim fell over but couldn’t get up and if they dropped a pen.

  • 4. 
    In what ways were the participants selected by the experimenters?
    • A. 

      When the 2nd potential person crossed a pre-determined line and if they were alone for 2 of the independent variables

    • B. 

      Only if they were in groups and if the 1st potential person crossed the pre-determined line

    • C. 

      Only pedestrians under 17 and those carrying packages where approached by the experimenters.

  • 5. 
    How was the procedure standardised?
    • A. 

      The experimenters were given detailed instruction sheets and were given on site field training

    • B. 

      The experimenters were given detailed instructions and were required to research how they had to act at home

    • C. 

      They were only given detailed instructions and no training was required to carry the study out

  • 6. 
    What is simpatia?
    • A. 

      Associated with individualism

    • B. 

      Associated with Latino culture

    • C. 

      Associated with Economic theory

  • 7. 
    For the independent variable of dropped the pen how many pedestrians were approached?
    • A. 

      216 men and 230 women

    • B. 

      253 men and 240 women

    • C. 

      214 men and 210 women

  • 8. 
    In one of the independent variables how long was it before the experimenter would terminate their trial?
    • A. 

      120 seconds and a car honking

    • B. 

      45 seconds and the light turning amber

    • C. 

      60 seconds and the light turning green

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    State the relationship between population size and helping behaviour.
    • A. 

      No relationship

    • B. 

      Small relationship

    • C. 

      Statistically reliable relationship

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a possible conclusion.
    • A. 

      There are large cross-cultural variations in helping rates.

    • B. 

      Overall, a cities helping rate was relatively stable across all three measures

    • C. 

      The value of collectivism-individualism is related to helping behaviours

  • 11. 
    How was data collected in the study?
    • A. 

      Interested, responsible students either returning home or travelling to foreign countries.

    • B. 

      By observations

    • C. 

      Qualitatively

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 12. 
     What was the dependant variable in the study?
    • A. 

      The amount of people in the city

    • B. 

      Each individual cities Overall Helping Index

    • C. 

      The helping rate of the 23 individual cities

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