Peter Smith

Publications, Lectures and Other Stuff

5 Classic Accounts in Social Psychology

  1. How and Why We Lie to Ourselves: Cognitive Dissonance [Festinger & Carlsmith, 1959]


  1. War, Peace and the Role of Power in Sherif’s Robbers Cave Experiment [1961]


  1. Stanley Milgram: Obedience to Authority Or Just Conformity? [1963]


  1. Why Groups and Prejudices Form So Easily: Social Identity Theory [Tajfel et al, 1971]


  1. Our Dark Hearts: The Stanford Prison Experiment [Zimbardo, 1971]



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