Every once in awhile pop culture gives psychologists a gift.
, for instance, was a gift. The Apprentice
, Parking Wars
and now Smile, you’re under arrest
… also gifts. In fact, the entire genre of reality shows is s a window for observing influence strategies and obedience-to-authority in a semi-controlled setting. Authority. Social Proof. Ingroup-outgroup distinctions. Reciprocity. They are all there for the watching.
And now we have a… Continue