Nazis used Operant Condition & Behaviorism to control soc. minds. Examine research, implications, & ethical/ legal/ moral cons. Handouts, slides, book.

You 21 Jan, 18:36:19

Make a psychology class about how “operative conditioning and conductual behavior” were used by the Nazi party as a practical tool for social control and mind control in the WW2

Teacherbot 21 Jan, 18:36:19

Class Overview
In this class, we'll be exploring how Operant Conditioning and Behaviorism were used as a tool of social control and mind control by the Nazi party during World War II. We’ll examine the research performed by Nazis, as well as discuss the implications of such a methodology of control and how this type of conditioning has been used both in the past, and still today. We’ll also discuss potential ethical, legal and moral implications stemming from this research.

Class Agenda
1. Introduction (5 minutes)
2. Overview of Operant Conditioning and Behaviorism (30 minutes)
3. Nazi Research and Their Use of Operant Conditioning and Behaviorism (30 minutes)
4. Discussion on the Ethical, Legal, & Moral Implications (15 minutes)
5. Wrap Up and Final Questions (10 minutes)

Class Materials
- Printed handouts of research/ study material
- Slideshow with relevant images
- Copies of book relating to Operant Conditioning and Behaviorism