29. Cascade Theory

  1. Martin Cohen

Published Online: 21 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch29

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

How to Cite

Cohen, M. (2010) Cascade Theory, in Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch29

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337099

Online ISBN: 9781444327960

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Keywords:

  • Day 24 cascade theory;
  • task, chair (or rig) - a discussion;
  • American social psychologist, Solomon Asch - finding people, changing their minds on factual matters;
  • unbeknown to one of the group - all others, being not volunteers but stooges;
  • priming one's ‘discussion’ group - agreeing to lines in Appendix A, B being longer but A and C equal, optical illusion;
  • series of Harry Potter books - about a boy wizard, fun for all ages, a jolly good read;
  • bestselling philosophy book Sophie's World - a jolly good introduction to philosophy;
  • picking someone at random to start - inviting everyone else to feel free to change ratings