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Old 05-21-2021, 11:01 AM   #12
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These "experiments" usually have two camps watching them. The first are people who likely never studied anything from real experiments and accept them as "evidence". The second are anyone who has studied real social psychology and accept these Youtube examples as pop culture goofiness (negatively) or pop-culture curiosities (positively). There are plenty of great and valid social experiments out there, like Milgram's Obedience To Authority study for example.

I'm only saying this because the Youtube stuff is exactly the kind of content that many "people of the Technodrome" would watch and then consider themselves educated on something. The point is that there are a lot of factors that dictate the results of any given "Youtube social experiment" that an uninformed viewer might attribute to "behavior XYZ", which isn't always an accurate determination.
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