From: target@batstar.net

To: psysr-disc@yahoogroups.com

Date: Thu, May 30, 2013 8:03 am

Subject: Re: [psysr-disc] Adversarial operational psych--making the distinction between positions (somewhat) clearer

 

Pnl:

There is a different issue not yet brought out on "adversarial operational psych." The Stanford Prison Experiment obtains, where behavioral difficulties with the "prisoners" and "guards" conflicted with the "operational role" of the basement of the Psychology Dept.

There is a difference I believe between becoming a "hero" and providing "good management" of the adversarial situation versus general change in the dynamics of the situation (e.g. interrogation) and making a new standard of process obtain.

The dynamics of the present framing does - as you suggest - provide "confusion."

 

ABO "Andrew Behavior Object"

 

 

On 5/22/2013 4:57 PM, Pnl wrote:

I've been trying to teach the APA interrogation controversy in class again, and again I'm finding that people invariably get confused. In fact, I think confusion is pretty easy around these issues. As another attempt to reduce confusion, I've prepared the following power point, not necessarily for future classes, but just for my own understanding. ..