Exploring Social Psychology Study Set 2
Quiz 9 :
Behavior and Belief
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Edgar Schein (1956)interviewed many of the prisoners of war (POWs)and reported that the captors' methods included a gradual escalation of demands.The captors always started with trivial requests and gradually worked up to more significant ones.This technique is known as the _____ technique.
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Historian Richard Grunberger (1971)reported that for people who had their doubts about Hitler,the German greeting "Heil Hitler" was a powerful conditioning device.Once the people decided to intone it as an outward token of conformity,they experienced discomfort at the contradiction between their words and their feelings.Prevented from saying what they believed,they consciously made themselves believe what they said.This is a classic example of the _____ technique.
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As noted in the textbook,at the beginning of the Iraq war,only 38 percent of Americans said the war was justified even if Iraq did not have weapons of mass destruction.When no such weapons were found after the war,58 percent of Americans then supported the war.Myers explains this revision of people's memories of the government's rationale for going to war as an example of