Category Archives: Chapter 8

Door in the Face!

From a student in PSY 13: When we learned about the door in the face technique, I immediately thought of this “Calvin and Hobbes” strip: Bad luck for Calvin–his mom must have taken Social Psych!  Can you think of examples … Continue reading

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Norms, Compliance, and Asking for Money

Recently, I got an email from my alma mater. I’ve agreed to serve as a class agent, one of those people who pesters other graduates from my class to give money to our school (in large part, I do this … Continue reading

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