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 ====== PSYC2020 in-class experiments ====== ====== PSYC2020 in-class experiments ======
  
-===== Week #1:  =====+Generally helpful materials:​ 
 +  * Dan Ariely flashcards about irrationality biases [[http://​advanced-hindsight.com/​wp-content/​uploads/​2018/​02/​CAHFlashcards01.pdf|Collection1]] / [[http://​advanced-hindsight.com/​wp-content/​uploads/​2018/​02/​CAHFlashcards2.pdf|Collection2]] 
 + 
 +===== Week #1: Replication Crisis ​ ===== 
 + 
 +Resources:​ 
 +  - Course reading: Book chapter: Replication Crisis in Psychology
  
 ===== Week #2: Morality ===== ===== Week #2: Morality =====
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 ===== Week #5: Persuasion and manipulation ===== ===== Week #5: Persuasion and manipulation =====
 +
 +  - Influence tactics
 +    - The 6 influence tactics by Robert Cialdini
 +    - Effects
 +      - Contrast Effect
 +      - Scarcity Principle - importance of loss aversion and competition
 +      - Consensus Principle - importance of similarity
 +      - Consistency Principle - importance of active and public commitment
 +      - Reciprocity Principle - importance of tailored, significant,​ and unexpected ​
 +  - Manipulation techniques
 +    - Foot-in-the-door [FITD] (Freedman & Fraser, 1966)
 +    - Door-in-the-face ​ [DITF] (Cialdini)
 +    - Low-balling [LB] (Cialdini)
 +    - That’s not all [TNL](Burger,​ 1986, 1999)
 +    - Creating similarity [CS]
 +  - Nudging
 +    - Defaults (Opt in opt out in organ donations)
 +    - Focusing attention (urinals)
 +    - Perception and context (plate size)
 +    - Social information (tax compliance)
 +    - [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=OaLGg1wYztk|Video from Richard Thaler]]
 +
 +Resources:
 +  - Course reading: Book chapter: Persuasion
 +  - Book: [[http://​www.nytimes.com/​2011/​11/​27/​books/​review/​thinking-fast-and-slow-by-daniel-kahneman-book-review.html|Thinking fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman]]
 +  - Book: [[https://​www.amazon.com/​Nudge-Improving-Decisions-Health-Happiness/​dp/​014311526X|Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein]]
  
 ===== Week #6: Cooperation ===== ===== Week #6: Cooperation =====
 +
 +  - Economic games
 +    - The homo-economicos hypothesis - actors are fully rational
 +    - Game theory games to study economics and show deviation from the neo-classic economics hypothesis
 +      - Dictator game
 +        - Dictator (giving) game (the classic)
 +        - Social change 1: Dictator (taking) game
 +        - Social change 2: Dictator (giving) game (the classic), but public
 +        - Social change 2: Dictator (taking) game, but public ​
 +      - Ultimatum game
 +        - Social change: Ultimatum game, but public
 +      - Trust game 
 +      - Prisoner'​s dilemma
 +        - Social change 1: Prisoner'​s dilemma, but with a judge
 +        - Social change 2: Multiple rounds (learning, adjusting)
 +    - Demos
 +      - [[http://​www.mtv.com/​news/​2218741/​psych-professor-trick-extra-credit-question/​|Psychology professor who did this in class]]
 +        - Example of one analysis, there are many others: [[https://​mindyourdecisions.com/​blog/​2015/​07/​14/​an-awesomely-evil-test-question-and-its-mathematical-answer-game-theory-tuesdays/​|An Awesomely Evil Test Question And Its Mathematical Answer – Game Theory Tuesdays]]
 +      - [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=DWrjc5IEvc8|Live demonstration in class]]
 +
 +Resources:
 +  - Course reading: Book chapter: Cooperation
 +
 +===== Class #7: Helping / Prosocial behavior =====
 +
 +  - Misalignment between what we expect from society/​others and ourselves
 +  - Misalignment between causes of deaths (people affected) and funding to address.
 +  - Differences in helping between countries - not what you thought
 +  - Ruining a 1000US$ suit to help a drowning child versus donating 1000US$ to save a girl from South America
 +    - The importance of relatability,​ statistics versus faces/​names/​people
 +  - Risking your life to help others
 +  - The bystander effect (Darley & Latané, 1968)
 +    - Hurdles to helping those in crisis
 +  - Biases
 +    - Identifiability
 +    - Compassion fade & psychic numbing (Slovic, 2007; Västfjäll,​ Slovic, Mayorga, & Peters, 2014); ​
 +    - Scope neglect (Desvousges,​ Johnson, Dunford, Boyle, Hudson, Wilson, 1992)
 +    - Proportion over number (Slovic et al., 2002)
 +    - Futility thinking (Fetherstonhaugh,​ Slovic, Johnson, & Friedrich, 1997)
 +  - Videos:
 +    - [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=MpzpItB6rXw|Trump says he would have run unarmed into Florida school]]
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