Tag: Dr. Sam Turner

Cooperating in an Age of Competition: A Psychological Examination of Conflict Resolution

In the summer of 1954, twenty-two 11-year-old boys from Oklahoma City headed to overnight camp. Unbeknownst to them, they were taking part in one of history’s most interesting social experiments designed by psychologist Muzafer Sherif. He was interested in discovering how conflict unfolds naturally in groups.

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