Breaking Social Norms

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Breaking Social  Norms
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Going with the flow… White wedding dress, black tuxedo White smile Driving on the right side of the road Putting the toilet seat down after use Leaving a tip after eating out Superior view of men ( not as prominent  anymore)
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Breaking the mold… Unique dress apparel Food variations Women’s image in sports Talking to yourself Streaking Walking on your hands
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Norm Violation #1: Public behavior  violations (Standing out in a crowd) Actions: - Belly Dancing across the drillfield    - Breaking codes of standard dress behavior  and public appearance  Reaction:    -  Strange looks from bystanders - Several individuals questioned my  behavior once I stopped dancing  
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Norm Violation #2: Dining and Date  norm violations Actions:    -Ordered dessert first -Eating off the other person's plate    -Rude behaviors directed toward the 
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course PSYC 2084 taught by Professor Atanaka during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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