Conformity and Independence - Educational Version with Public Performance Rights

9781463115647: Conformity and Independence - Educational Version with Public Performance Rights
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In this film, Stanley Milgram examines classic research asking why people conform, obey, and dissent in various social situations and presents social psychology's main findings and principles in the areas of conformity and independence. Sherif's experiments on norm formation, Asch's work on group pressure to conform and Crutchfield's variation, Kelman's three processes of compliance, and Moscovici's theoretical views are all covered.

Stanley Milgram became a controversial and compelling public figure as a result of his shocking 1962 experiment, Obedience to Authority, which revealed the extraordinary actions average people will take to follow orders. When published, the world as reeling as new information about the Holocaust came to light through the Eichmann trials. The film Obedience, which documented the experiment and provided visual evidence of the results, began Milgram's interest in film as an educational tool. He went on to create five more films over the course of his career on other social psychological topics.

"The social psychology of this century reveals a major lesson: often it is not so much the kind of person a man is as the kind of situation in which he finds himself that determines how he will act."-Stanley Milgram

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