Tangram Help/Hurt Task

This page lists the materials needed to administer the Tangram Help/Hurt Task in lab and online. Please be sure to cite the following article when using the Tangram Help/Hurt Task:

  • Saleem, M., Barlett, C.P., Anderson, C.A., & Hawkins, I**. (in press). Helping and Hurting Others: Person and Situation Effects on Aggressive and Prosocial Behavior as Assessed by the Tangram Task. Aggressive Behavior.
  • Saleem, M., Anderson, C. A., & Barlett, C. P. (2015). Assessing helping and hurting behaviors through the Tangram help/hurt taskPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41 (10), 1345-1362. 

Using the Tangram Help/Hurt Task In Lab:

  1. Protocol for Using the Tangram Help Hurt Task In Lab (Read this first)
  2. Tangram Practice Packet
  3. Tangram Packet with cover sheet
  4. Tangram Assignment Table
  5. Motivation Questions for Tangram Assignment

Using the Tangram Help/Hurt Task Online:

  1. Protocol for Using the Tangram Help Hurt Task Online (Read this first)
  2. Online Video Instructions for the Tangram Task
  3. Qualtrics Sample Survey Using Tangram Task