The student will analyze the impact of the social environment on behaviors and attitudes. Explain phenomena which result from the influence of the social environment on the individual and vice versa; include obedience, social facilitation, social loafing, bystander apathy, conformity, groupthink, group polarization, and deindividuation. Analyze attribution and cognitive dissonance theories pertaining to social judgments and attitudes. Explain the factors that contribute to affiliation and attraction. Include proximity, mere-exposure effect, and similarity. Analyze and evaluate the ethics of experimentation in social psychology; include Milgram's experiment of obedience and Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment.