SOCIAL COGNITION. THE INDIVIDUAL IN GROUPS. Group decision making. GROUP POLARIZATION GROUP THINK. Group polarization. In groups, people tend to be more extreme in their decisions Those who tend to take risky decisions, will make even riskier decisions in a group (risky shift)
THE INDIVIDUAL IN GROUPS
Prior to jury retiring
After jury discussion
If you could do anything humanly possible with complete assurance that you would not be detected or held responsible, what would you do?
THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT
Lucifer Effect 2:26)
“The exercise of power to intentionally harm (psychologically), hurt (physically) and/or destroy (mortally) and commit crimes against humanity”
The very same situation that can inflame the horrific imagination, in those who become perpetrators of evil, can also inspire the heroic imagination in others of us, or render most people passive bystanders and guilty of the evil of inaction.