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... I would try asking only adults that seemed age of thirty or older. I noticed a much different reaction between the age groups and most of the individuals I approached were very caring and concerted. I was offered money almost 4 times out of the about 10 adults I asked in a short period of time. This was a huge jump from only two or three gestures so far through out the whole experiment. I of course denied the money from everyone and continued to explain what it was I was trying to accomplish. I do believe if I was a few years older and looked the part of an older adult my reactions from them might not have been so generous but could not know unless tested. I was really surprised with the difference in help offered between the two age groups. I figure that someones social norms must change as they they get older and maybe feel obligated to help a kid in need.
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