- A field experiment
- Covert observation
The people who gathered the data were 16 general study students from the university of Columbia in the USA. 16 were split into four teams, 2 males being the victim and the model and 2 females being the observers. They always performed the same role in each trial.
- Teams entered the train through different doors
- Victim inacted his collapse after 70 seconds
- Consulting a random number table, the model worked out which condition…