Watch the brief Connect video “Role Playing: The Power of the Situation.” In your initial post, address the following:

  • Describe your own reaction to this experiment and to watching the video.
  • How did the mere playing of a role transform the participants into believing they were actually within that role?
  • Do you believe the experiment was conducted in an ethical manner? Why or why not?

Refer directly to Chapter 4 and to the video to support your answers.