The Situationist

Gender Conformity

Posted by The Situationist Staff on June 27, 2009

The following 3-minute video (from Sarah Lisenbe)  illustrates the power of gender roles, signage, and mindless compliance.

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For a sample of related Situationist posts, see “Zimbardo on Milgram and Obedience – Part I,”  “The Case for Obedience,”Solomon Asch’s Conformity Experiment . . . Today,” and “Solomon Asch’s Classic Group-Influence Experiment.”


3 Responses to “Gender Conformity”

  1. thwood said

    Wow, so simple yet so effective! This is a great platform for quick and easy experiments.

    Looking forward to extensions. Thanks!

  2. […] H/T The Situationist […]

  3. Barbara65 said

    We had four videographers present. ,

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