Sherif Robbers Cave Experiment By Anthony Boyle, Jay Williams, Jose Ibarra, and Corey Fillers Hypothesis • The Hypothesis was that if two groups that are faced with competition and group frustration will result in prejudice and Hostile actions. Research Testing • For the testing they took 22 ,11 year old boys and sent them to a summer camp where they were divided into 2 groups, the Eagles and rattlers. To see how prejudices can interfere with the two group. Methods • The researchers observed the two teams interact and presented them with competitions, like a baseball game and they observed them in the mess hall and cabins. Results • They found that they resorted to name-calling and vandalizing of each others cabins and flag. They found that group naturally own ideas and formed prejudice about the other group. But then they gave both groups a single task where they found that both goals worked together to fix the problem.