Chapter 10: Social Influences on the Development of Human Potential

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the procedures Asch and Milgram used to study conformity and obedience
  • Describe Zimbardo’s study demonstrating the impact of social roles on behavior
  • Describe the bystander apathy effect
  • Describe the procedures used by Sherif to reduce conflict and promote cooperation between groups
  • Describe an experiment evaluating Festinger’s cognitive dissonance theory



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