Read the article "The constructive, destructive, and reconstructive power..." and think about the following questions. You do not have to write out or turn in any answers.

1. The authors describe this study as a "field experiment." What kind of research was actually conducted: Descriptive, correlational, or experimental? Briefly explain. If it's a correlational study identify the variables. If it is an experiment, identify an independent variable and a dependent variable.






2. What is a "field experiment"? Try not to just make a guess on the description of this study, but choose to consult a more authoritative source if you are not sure. What is an advantage of a field study over a lab study?





3. In one sentence each, tell me what the authors mean when they say social norms can be

  • Constructive:



  • Destructive:



  • Reconstructive: