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Would You Obey?

Posted by The Situationist Staff on August 14, 2011

Here is another segment from John Quinones’s excellent ABC 20/20 series titled “What Would You Do?” — a series that, in essence, conducts situationist experiments through hidden-camera scenarios. This episode asks, “Would You Obey a Total Stranger”

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To review a sample of related Situationist posts, see

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The Situation of Retail Discrimination

Posted by The Situationist Staff on January 13, 2011

Here is another segment from John Quinones’s excellent ABC 20/20 series titled “What Would You Do?” — a series that, in essence, conducts situationist experiments through hidden-camera scenarios. This episode asks, “How would you respond to blatant retail discrimination?

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To review a sample of related Situationist posts, see

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The Situation of Hazing, Torture, Gender, and Tears

Posted by The Situationist Staff on July 12, 2010

Here is another segment from John Quinones’s excellent ABC 20/20 series titled “What Would You Do?” — a series that, in essence, conducts situationist experiments through hidden-camera scenarios. This episode asks, “Would you stop hazing? (and includes analysis from psychologist Susan Lipkins).

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To review a sample of related Situationist posts, see “Journalists as Social Psychologists & Social Psychologists as Entertainers,” Milgram Replicated on French TV – ‘The Game of Death’,” Solomon Asch’s Famous Compliance Experiment,” The Situation of Bullying,” Lessons Learned from the Abu Ghraib Horrors,”  “Person X Situation X System Dynamics,” “From Heavens to Hells to Heroes – Part I,” “From Heavens to Hells to Heroes – Part II,” Why Torture? Because It Feels Good (at least to “Us”),”

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The Situation of Hate Crimes

Posted by The Situationist Staff on June 10, 2010

Here is another segment from John Quinones excellent ABC 20/20 series titled “What Would You Do?” — a series that, in essence, conducts situationist experiments through hidden-camera scenarios. This episode asks, “what would you do if you witnessed a hate crime?” (and includes analysis from social psychologist John Dovidio).

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To review a sample of related Situationist posts, see “Jena 6 – Part I,” “The Situation of Racism in LA Gangs,” “Racial bias clouds ability to feel others’ pain,” “An Apathy Epidemic,” “The Situation of Blaming Rihanna,” “Situationist Theories of Hate – Part III,” Obesity and Bullying,” Hoyas, Hos, & Gangstas,” Unrecognized Injustice — The Situation of Rape,” The Situation of Prejudice: Us vs. Them? or Them Is Us?” and “The Racialized Situation of Vandalism and Crime.”

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