This PowerPoint presentation also includes 3 student activities. Venn diagram comparisons of different psychological phenomena, thoughtful questions and a group personality inventory are included.The activities focus on psychological research done after WWII.
Obedience experiments were conducted to help understand how average Germans became complicit in Holocaust crimes. Additional research helps explain the ease with which the Nazis victimized certain groups. Our understanding of the how and why of the Holocaust is broadened by this psychological research.