Obedience, Compliance, Conformity, and Group Think
For this assignment visit The Stanford Prison Experiment. Read through the story and watch the videos as you reflect on the phenomenon of group think and the actions of compliance and conformity. In your paper, address the following:
- Define obedience, compliance, conformity, and group think in your own words and provide an example for each that was not presented in your course materials.
- Weigh in on your thoughts regarding the use of compliance techniques. What are the moral and ethical implications of using such techniques?
- Weigh in on this question from the website: Was it ethical to do this study? Was it right to trade the suffering experienced by participants for the knowledge gained by the research?
Incorporate at least one source in your paper. Use APA format to style your paper and to cite and reference your sources.
Your paper should be 2—3 pages long, in addition to a title page and a reference page.