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  • Posted Obedience: The psychology of following orders to Section 12 & 13 F11 Psy 1001
    In the case of obedience, we take our marching orders from people who are above us in the hierarchy, such as a teacher or parent. Many groups, such as cults, acquire their influence from a potent combination of both conformity...
  • Posted Different Culture, Same Emotions. to Section 12 & 13 F11 Psy 1001
    If you travel across the world, you might not be able to speak the languages, but you can always read people's emotions. Happiness tends to be the most easily recognized emotion; Americans can identify the emotion 90 percent of...
  • Posted The real "Rain Man" to Section 12 & 13 F11 Psy 1001
    Most people have seen or heard of the movie Rain Man. It's a story of a man with infantile autism and shows the amazing side of it. The movie was based off a man named Kim Peek, who's IQ was...
  • Posted Did that just happen? to Section 12 & 13 F11 Psy 1001
    Hypnosis has fascinated scientists and clinical practitioners for more than two centuries, yet the basic methods for inducing hypnosis have changed little over the years. Hypnosis is a set of techniques that provides people with suggestions for alterations in...
  • Posted Human Obedience: Crossing the line to Section 12 & 13 F11 Psy 1001
    Milgram Experiment:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6GxIuljT3w The Milgram Experiment was a series of experiments in social psychology experiments conducted at Yale University by psychologist Stanley Milgram. He studied the willingness of participants to obey an authority figure. The instructor told the participants to "shock"...
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