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Just obeying orders?

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S. Alexander Haslam, Stephen Reicher

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Ordinary people can commit atrocities simply by following orders, iconic experiments from the 1960s concluded. But this notion of the “banality of evil” is wrong, argue psychologists Alexander Haslam and Stephen Reicher
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-31
Number of pages4
JournalNew Scientist
Volume223
Issue number2986
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Publication statusPublished - 2014

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