Social psychology Conformity

Describe and evaluate psychological explanations and research on the nature of social influence; including conformity, obedience and independent behaviour.
Include a discussion of the ethical issues which arise when psychologists study social behaviour. (2000 wds)
Discuss some social psychological explanations of a recognised area of human behaviour, for example, social influence
Evaluate contrasting research studies which explore this area of human behaviour
Discuss some ethical issues which have arisen in social psychology, for example, Milgram and Zimbardo
Analyse whether the understanding gained by such research outweighs the psychological harm caused to the participants