The intent of this study is to examine how closely males and females attending Brigham Young University report to adhering to The University’s Honor Code regarding visiting hours, which are from 9 a.m. until midnight. Three-hundred-nineteen single students participated in our survey. The survey asked a series of integrity-based questions related to whether or not the participant complied with The University’s strict Honor Code. There was no significant statistical difference between male and female knowledge of the visiting hours as outlined in the Honor Code. However, males reported they were less likely than females to adhere to the visiting hours and females were more likely than males to report speaking up regarding group obedience to the Honor Code visiting hours. This could be because guys believe such actions make them seem more independent and masculine, whereas girls are hoping to give off an opposite impression.
"Gender & Visiting Hours: Male and Female Adherence to the Visiting Hours as Stated by the BYU Honor Code,"
Intuition: The BYU Undergraduate Journal of Psychology: Vol. 8:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/intuition/vol8/iss1/3