PSY1 10 - Social Interaction: Obedience What is the Nature...

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Unformatted text preview: Social Interaction: Obedience What is the Nature of Obedience? Temporary mental disorder (Gustav LeBon) Group panics Mass sociogenic illness Congenitally weak morality (especially females, children) Universal trait: Are we all obedient by nature, i.e., do we have a Do we really have an internal moral compass? Adolf Eichmann Main Question Forced by Eichmann Trial How could such an apparently ordinary man become complicit in such atrocities? Would any of us Obedience Milgram Experiment proves that ordinary Germans were aware of the genocide, that many were involved in the slaughter of the Jews and were even enthusiastic participants in End ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor Fridlund during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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