Category: Psychology

Conformity and obedience (3)

The first studies on adaptation and obedience in the late 19th century focused almost exclusively on mass phenomena. But how are adaptation and obedience to be understood in a normal, everyday situation, without all the mass hypnosis and collective trance?...

Conformity and obedience (2)

When we think of conformity and obedience, most people like to think of coercion and violence. This simplistic association then gives rise to the countless references to and comparisons with dictatorship and tyranny. ...

Conformity and obedience (1)

From measure to measure, from law to law, everything should get better. But the viral state of emergency just won't stop. Could this have something to do with the spread of the coronavirus? Most certainly! But in the first place, it also seems to be because a few black sheep...

Conformity and obedience

In a series of at least 11 episodes, Thierry Simonelli presents you with interesting findings from the field of psychology and the sociology of obedience and adaptation. Nathalie gives an overview of the issues addressed....