Reicher & Haslam

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Aim/background:Based on Zimbardo's study, they hoped to challenge his findings. Why do people challenge/abuse power (tyranny) To see if its situational or dispositional

Aim:How groups behave when they are unequal in terms of power, status and resources. Also, if subordinate group members will identity collectively and challenge group equalities when relations between groups are seen as impermeable.  

Sample:332 applicants reduced to 15 men. Medical and character refrences. Divided into 5 groups of 3 matched on personality, then one


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