Lecture 22: Social Psychology I

author: John Gabrieli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Jan. 4, 2013,   recorded: March 2011,   views: 262
released under terms of: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Categories

Related Open Educational Resources

Related content

Report a problem or upload files

If you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
Lecture popularity: You need to login to cast your vote.
  Bibliography

Description

What is social psychology? What is the relationship between attitude and behavior? In this lesson, we will study how the people around us influence our feelings, thoughts, and behaviors, and learn "how funny we are as humans in our desire to fit in." We also will go over two of the most famous experiments in psychology: the Stanford Prison Experiment and the Milgram Obedience Experiment.

Keywords: dispositional versus situational attribution, cognitive busyness, Stanford Prison Experiment, Milgram Obedience Experiment, Pfc. England, conformity, compliance, obedience, the bystander effect

Link this page

Would you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !

Write your own review or comment:

make sure you have javascript enabled or clear this field: