Chapter 12 Key People

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John M. Darley (b. 1938)
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Contemporary American social psychologist who, along with co-researcher Bibb Latane, is best known for his pioneering studies of bystander intervention in emergency situations.
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Bibb Latane (b. 1937)
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Contemporary American social psychologist who, along with co-researcher John Darley, is best known for his pioneering studies of bystander intervention in emergency situations.
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Solomon Asch (1907-1996)
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American social psychologist who is best known for his pioneering studies of conformity.
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Muzafer Sherif (1906-1988)
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American social psychologist who is best known for his Robbers Cave experiments to study prejudice, conflict resolution, and group processes.
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Stanley Milgram (1933-1984)
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American social psychologist who is best known for his controversial series of studies investigating destructive obedience to an authority.
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Philip G. Zimbardo (b. 1933)
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American social psychologist, known for his research on cognitive dissonance and social influence, and especially for the Stanford Prison Experiment, which demonstrated how situational forces can impact behavior.

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