Our textbook defines social psychology as “… the scientific study of how peopl

Our textbook defines social psychology as “… the scientific study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another” (Myers & Twenge, 2019, p. 2).
For this discussion, briefly describe one of the experiments listed below (use the index in the back of the textbook to locate at least one) and tell whether/how it does or does not align with the definition provided above.
Also respond to these questions: Do you believe these experiments reveal a dark side of human nature? Why or why not? Does a Biblical perspective provide hope for the darkness we find in human nature? Why or why not?
Choose 1 of the following topics: Conformity:
1.) Asch, Zimbardo, or Milgram.
2.) Social Learning/Aggression: Bandura/Bobo the Doll.
3.) Self-fulfilling Prophecy: Rosenthal & Jacobson
INSTRUCTIONS
1. The initial thread will include a response to the discussion prompt that includes at least two major concepts, the source of which is identified with an APA-formatted citation:
a. At least one concept from our textbook.
b. At least one concept from Scripture.
2. The initial thread will also include an explanation of how the concept (from the textbook or Scripture) connects to the discussion topic.
3. Practical application of these concepts should also be included.
4. The reply posts may be more conversational but should still be focused on the discussion prompt/topic.
5. To encourage the development and demonstration of your own thoughts, direct quotes are not allowed in our discussions (either the initial thread or the replies) except for brief quotes from Scripture. Please note that if you choose to include direct quotes they will not be considered in the final word count.
FORMATTING/MECHANICS
1. The initial thread must include at least 300 but no more than 500 words.
2. Two reply posts are required. Each reply must include at least 150 but not more than 250 words.
3. The source of any information included that is not considered common knowledge must be identified with a citation.
4. Each source cited must be included in a reference list at the end of your posts.
5. At least two citations must be included in each initial thread (one from the textbook and one from Scripture).
6. At least one textbook citation must be included in each reply post.
7. Direct quotes should not be included except brief passages from Scripture.