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Assignment 1 Due 8/30/2011 Parental Discipline and Delayed Gratification THE MAJOR RESEARCH QUESTIONS OR GOALS OF THE STUDY ARE The objective of the study is an examination of the antecedents of trust. This study aimed to find correlation between delayed gratification and greater rewards. THE HYPOTHESES ARE Children brought up under coercive power would be more likely to exhibit immediate gratification, whereas children brought up under noncoercive power would be more likely to delay gratification. THE INDEPENDENT VARIABLE IS The independent variable is how the subjects felt about immediate-delayed gratification and discipline from parents. (Their feelings about these topics are most likely reflected from their personal situations at home – whether they were brought up by coercive or noncoercive powered parents.) THE DEPENDENT VARIABLE IS The dependent variable is whether the subjects would rather wait for a larger reward (delayed gratification) or receive a reward immediately (immediate gratification). THE METHODS USED WERE
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