Can someone please help me with ideas for a psychology project?

Question by pinkcookiemuncher: Can someone please help me with ideas for a psychology project?
I am taking a psychology class and I have to have ideas for a project to do for the year, but I can only think of one, and there needs to be like five or six ideas…I was just wondering if people could help me come up with some other ideas. Thank You Very Much.

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Answer by WendyD1999
I once did one about how people push the button for the elevator even though it has already been pushed and is lit up.

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  1. Me said,

    Wrote on December 21, 2012 @ 9:51 pm

    does color effect memory… show numbers with different colors and see if there are certain colors that people remember. Afterwards you can administer a questionnaire and what their favorite color is.

    Can we learn in our sleep… have people listen to a CD of recorded info. while they are sleeping and then administer a simple quiz the next day to see if they learned anything

    Do people follow a crowd (a known test)… have 5 people look at 2 pictures and make an obvious observation that is not true (line A is longer then line B) but the 6th person is not in on the experiment and see if they follow the group.

  2. car_craze_gal 1970 said,

    Wrote on December 21, 2012 @ 9:59 pm

    need to clarify better

  3. YourDreamDoc said,

    Wrote on December 21, 2012 @ 10:15 pm

    Here is one

    Put a sun glasses and go to a mall or public place, and act like you are a blind person who needs help. To test how people react when a blind person acts in the mall looking for clothes…

    See if anyone will help a blind person!

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