scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,653
CONTENTS ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION METHOD subjects apparatus and material procedure RESULTS DISCUSSION ABSTRACT An observational research was conducted to see if the personal space of an individual would guide him in avoidance quicker when it has been violated by one person or when it has been violated by three Four people where observed each of then separately by five violators while they were studying in library Two of them where observed when one violator sat to the same table that they were studying and the other two were observed when three violators sat on the table that they were studying It was predicted that people would be likely to avoid the violation of their personal space when it was caused by three violators than when it was caused by one violator INTRODUCTION Individual tries to organise his environment in a way that his freedom of choice is maximised One way that the individual is able to achieve the desired freedom of choice is by controlling what goes on in particular areas of space One of these areas is the personal space which according to Goffman1972 is the portable bubble of space sometimes seen as part of interpersonal distance According to Sommer 1959 personal space is carried around by individual Each individual has his own personal space and is invisible In the 1960s the American anthropologists Edward T Hall said that personal space can be viewed as an extension of the human body and he defined four distinct stages a the intimate distance which contains bodily contact and which has to do with human personal relationship b the casual-personal distance which is the distance which is kept between closed friends or in a party c the social-consultative distance which should be kept in business and general formal contactsProshansky MH et al pg198This cultural rules act as guideline for individual behaviour Sometimes an individual may like
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA