Unformatted text preview: Groupthink occurs when group member think alike. The tend to think that their perspective is right and correct. Any descent is seen as disloyalty. Descent is, therefore discouraged. Because the group allows little critique, it proceeds down dangerous paths ignoring alternatives The Milgram Study Andersen & Taylor ( 2001:124-5) describe the Milgram study as an investigation into the obedience to authority. The Milgram Study showed that substantial number of people will inflict pain on other's if ordered to do so by a person in a position of authority (Henslin, 2008:133-4)....
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- Fall '10
- Social Psychology, Asch conformity experiments, Milgram experiment, Milgram Study, Asch conformity, Asch Line Experiment