To demonstrate that some behaviors are quite predictable.
1) Ask the participants to take out a sheet of paper and a pen or pencil.
2) Tell them that they will be asked to name five items very quickly in response to four questions. It is their first reaction that is desired.
3) Then, quickly ask them:
a) What is your favorite color?
b) Name a piece of furniture.
c) Name a flower.
d) Pick a number 1-4.
e) Name an animal in a zoo.
Then display the following answers: Red, Chair, Rose,3, Lion.
a) How many had each item correct? (Ask of a show of hands. A suprising number will have chosen these responses)
b) What does this illustrate you? ( Some human behaviors, attitudes or reactions are predictable.)
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Games Trainers Play, John W. Newstrom & Edward E.Scannell, McGraw-Hill.