Obedience and Group Processes I 11 9 10

Obedience and Group Processes I 11 9 10 - 11/9/2010...

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11/9/2010 Obedience and Group Processes I Obedience o Milgram’s Obedience Studies o Factors that Influence Obedience What is a group? o Definitions o Types of Groups + Motivations to belong Group Processes o Groups Influence Individual Behavior Social Facilitation Social Loafing Obedience o Performing an action in line with a direct order o Why do we obey? We want to be right and liked Norm of obedience Authorities as experts Remember: expertise heuristic Milgram’s Obedience Studies o 40 Ps assigned the role of the “teacher” o This is the shock experiment o Set it up to make the experience look very science like o Shock the learner aka confederate if they got wrong o Then the learner started crying out for them to stop when it got too much and was yelling about the heart condition o In the upper 300 volts the learner stopped responding
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11/9/2010 o Whenever the teacher complained, the researcher told them to keep going on Authority figure
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Obedience and Group Processes I 11 9 10 - 11/9/2010...

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