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Nick Scicolone UB 36237809 Psychology 101 Research essay Journal of Applied Psychology Changing to Daylight Saving Time Cuts into Sleep and Increases Workplace Injuries June, 2009
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1. Hypothesis: In this experiment the hypothesis is that sleeping patterns can directly impact a person’s ability to carryout their normal tasks at that work place. In this experiment they believe that Daylight Savings Time has a possible effect on people. Hypothesis number one says that they believe that if people lose an hour of sleep it will drastically increase the number of injuries that occur at work. 2. Participants: The participants were all mine workers that worked all across the United States. In this twenty-four year span hey had a little more then 575,000 mining injuries reported by the Mine Safety and Health Administration. About 98% were men, and the average level of experience was about six and a half years. 3. Results:
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They have found that Daylight Savings Time does have negative effects on the number of injuries that occur in the work place. Jobs that contain mental stability and physical labor are
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