Discussion board response 3 and individual project

 

 

Primary Discussion Response is due by Wednesday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Sunday (11:59:59pm Central).

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Conformity and Obedience

The Stanford Prison Experiments were some of the most famous studies on conformity and obedience in modern history. Go to this link to learn more about these experiments.

Part 1

Answer the following questions:

  • Some of the prison guards in this experiment exhibited cruel and violent behaviors. According to participants, this behavior was very different from their typical behavior. How would you explain this phenomenon?
  • Do you think that anyone participating in this experiment would have handled this situation in a fashion similar to those who participated? Explain your answer.
  • In your opinion, did Zimbardo’s work on this experiment contribute to a deeper understanding of society? Explain your answer.

Part 2

Review the American Sociological Association’s (ASA’s) Code of Ethics regarding the following research ethics topics:

  1. Professional Competence
  2. Integrity
  3. Professional and Scientific Responsibility
  4. Respect for People’s Rights, Dignity, and Diversity
  5. Social Responsibility

Answer the following questions:

  • Was the Stanford Prison Experiment “ethical” according to the ASA’s Code of Ethics?
  • Was the controversy worth the findings that this study revealed?

Part 3

Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?

References

 

Zimbardo, P. H. (2014). Stanford Prison Experiment. Retrieved from: http://www.prisonexp.org/

American Sociological Association. (n.d.). ASA code of ethics. Retrieved from http://www.asanet.org/about/ethics.cfm

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

Course Materials

 

THIS IS TWO ASSIGNMENTS IN ONE! FIRST ONE IS DISCUSSION BOARD, AND THE ONE UNDER IT IS THE INDIVIDUAL PROJECT. I AM WILLING TO PAY 40 DOLLARS FOR BOTH OF THEM 20 DOLLARS EACH……

 

 

 

SOCL102-1501B-03 Introductory Sociology
Task Name:Phase 3 Individual Project
Deliverable Length:400–600 words
Details:

Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Conformity in Groups

Many famous social experiments have been conducted on the topic of conformity. Consider the Milgram experiment and the Asch Conformity experiments by selecting the following links:

After reviewing these experiments, write a paper of 400–600 words discussing the following points:

  • Explain the major findings of these experiments.
  • Based on your personal experience, are people more or less willing to conform when in a group?
  • Reflect back on your high school experience. Did the social influence of the high school setting have you acting like the majority of other teenagers in your school so that you would be viewed as “normal”?
  • Were you a conformist or a nonconformist in high school? Why?
    • Who and what influenced your behavior?

Please submit your assignment.

References

McLeod, S. A. (2008). Asch Experiment. Retrieved from the Simply Psychology Web site: http://www.simplypsychology.org/asch-conformity.html

McLeod, S. A. (2007). The Milgram Experiment. Retrieved from the Simply Psychology Web site: http://www.simplypsychology.org/milgram.html

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

Course Materials

 

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