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Abstract Due to the bystander effect there are many studies to see if people will stop to help another person in trouble However none of those studies looked at the specific variables of the person in need being drunk and passed out and the gender of the confederate There is no previous research on this study which made us more eager to find out what the outcome of our research would be The way the study went was the first night we had a female from our group lay outside the bars in this medium size town that encompasses a large University on a street with many bars frequented with students and pretend they were drunk The other group members stood on the other side of the street to observe the participants without being noticed Each time a participant would walk by the confederate we would observe whether they helped or did not help we would then check the boxes in the chart The next night we observed the male lying outside of the parties and bars Our results didnt prove the part of our hypothesis that stated that more people would help the female confederate than the male confederate Although our results did prove that the majority of the participants would not stop and help regardless of gender The same percentage of people stopped to help in both cases this leads us to the conclusion that the gender of the drunk person did not effect whether or not the people stopped to help Will people stop to help a passed out drunk And does the gender of the drunk matter Introduction Have you ever been out at a party or a bar and seen someone very intoxicated passed out drunk Are you the type of person who would stop to help the intoxicated person or would you pay no attention laugh or maybe even play a
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