Category Archives: Social Psych

Cognitive Dissonance–Friends

In this clip, Phoebe has very negative feelings about Pottery Barn, but when she learns that ALL of their loved living room furniture comes from PB, she has to come to terms with her belief.  Cognitive Dissonance- Friends Advertisements

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How I Met Your Mother–Cognitive Dissonance

http://www.schooltube.com/video/3454445cc84b47a990b3/Waldner%20Psych%2020%2009%20HIMYM%20Clip%20-%20Cognitive%20Dissonance   In this clip, Lilly, Robin and Marshall experience cognitive dissonance. Thanks to @amyramponi for the clip!

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Social Psychology–The Dark Knight

This clip from “The Dark Knight” features the just world phenomenon and social trap. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc1awt6v2M0

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Social Psychology–The Big Bang Theory

Amy Farrah Fowler explains why humans have a natural urge to ostracize others.

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Social Loafing–South Park

A teacher took the liberty of editing out Cartman’s potty mouth in this clip.  The boys go to shovel snow and everyone shovels except Cartman.  Fun example of the door in the face technique and social loafing.  I wish the … Continue reading

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Social Learning–Volkswagen

Though, not a television show, it’s been appearing on television lately!  This Volkswagen commercial can be used when teaching social learning (and perhaps a bit of marketing too!)

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Social Psychology–The Daily Show

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-august-16-2001/tampa-hot-spot This clip from The Daily Show from 2001 takes a look at the “summer of the shark” which could be used to take a playful look at the availability heuristic.  It’s also a funny way to look at media … Continue reading

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Bystander Effect/Good Samaritan–Seinfeld

In this clip, Kramer, George, Jerry and Elaine witness a man being carjacked. However, they do not help the man…and crack jokes instead.

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Social Psychology–Seinfeld

Social Psychology–Seinfeld Elaine observes Mr. Pitt eating a Snicker’s bar with a fork and tells George who then tries to class things up at a meeting by copying the behavior.

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