PSY 110 WEEK 5 DISCUSSION
"Conformity and Groupthink" Respond to one (1) of the following discussion topics:
• Explain the power of social influence based on the findings of Milgram’s experiment. Provide one (1) example of a situation you have been in where you felt you had to conform to someone or something. Indicate whether you felt you had to conform because of informational or normative influence, and explain the main reasons for your indication.
• According to the textbook, a leader can have a major influence on whether or not groupthink will occur. Describe two (2) ways in which a leader could affect groupthink. Additionally, give one (1) example of a leader in history that has promoted groupthink. Describe at least one (1) way groupthink could have been avoided in your example.
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