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Social Psychology I The Power of the Situation • Kurt Lewin and his two classic statements • Behaviour is a function of the person and the situation • There is nothing quite so practical as a good theory • Conformity and Obedience • Bystander Intervention
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Conformity and Obedience • The Sherif Norm Formation Study • Used the autokinetic effect • Consensus formed • Consensus could be manipulated • Asch Conformity Study • Would people say long was short? • Yes, 70% of the people did • Milgram Obedience Study
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Unformatted text preview: Would people commit acts of cruelty? Asch Line Judgment Task The Milgram Experiment Results Bystander Intervention Kitty Genovese, Common Sense, and the Power of the Situation Darley & Latane explanation - the more people you have around the less likely it is that anyone will help Smoke Filled Room Study 55% report smoke within two minutes when alone only 12% do when in a group of three Seizure Study Seizure Study Results Darley & Latane Model of Helping...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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