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Nick Scicolone UB 36237809 Psychology 101 Hawk 1. Hypothesis: In this experiment the experimenter expects that after participants formed a novel and pleasant relationship with a work partner, threats to that relationship posed by a rival should produce jealousy. Also he/she expects that jealousy intensity would vary as a direct function of decreases in self-esteem. The intensity of any resulting jealousy can be expected to be relatively mild as the relationship is quite new. 2. Participants: Forty-six female undergraduates at Northeastern University participated in this experiment in partial fulfillment of a course requirement. Participants were randomly assigned to either the jealousy or the control condition 3. Results: Throughout the experiment the relationships that were terminated due to a partner leaving to work with a rival as opposed to leaving for a scheduling conflict was successful in evoking jealousy. Participants reported higher levels of jealousy in the jealousy condition .
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course PGY 166214 taught by Professor Hudson during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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