Deindividuation and Conformity in the Classroom

Slightly different post to the usual today; this one is mainly going to be video! We were set the task of transforming our previous research (my last blog post) into a three minute video (I already failed on that one over four minutes – whoops!). Despite hating hearing my own voice I decided the easiest way to do it would be to record a narration. So here it is! Click the link to access the video. Hope you enjoy πŸ™‚

References:

All video clips taken from YouTube. I own none of this content and no copyright is intended.

Asch, S. E. (1951). Effects of group pressure upon the modification and distortion of judgments. In H. Guetzkow (Ed.), Groups, leadership and men. Pittsburg, PA: Carnegie Press.

Crutchfield, R. (1955). Conformity and Character. American Psychologist, 10, 191-198.

Jenness, A. (1932).The role of discussion in changing opinion regarding a matter of fact. The Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 27 , 279-296

http://www.prisonexp.org/ (An interesting website with lots of information on the Stanford Prison Experiment. Just be wary of validity of content.)

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