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Unformatted text preview: Attack on Kitty Genovese in 1964 Latane and Darley's theory of Diffusion of Responsibility Social Loafing The "mere" presence of other people can affect performance Robert Zajonc's summary: a. performance is enhanced when task is simple b. performance is hindered when task is difficult Conformity Group Polarization Group can make more extreme decision than any individual member would have done alone Groupthink Don't rock the boat The pressure to agree Solomon Ash's line judgment research Stanley Milgram's study of conformity Conditions of obedience Death Salience and Patriotism Ethical issues in research using human subjects...
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