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12 Angry Men

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12 Angry Men Writing Assignment
Final Exam Project
Due: ________________________________________ (EDMODO)
You will see a lot of psychological phenomena exhibited in the movie 12 Angry Men. Many of these phenomena are listed in the boxes on the next page. Your task for this assignment is to watch the movie, take note of these various psychological phenomena, and then write a cohesive 2-3 page paper discussing these themes.
In writing your paper you must pick at least 5 separate incidences from the movie. For each incidence, describe how it relates to psychological phenomenon. Be sure to use concepts from across all of psychology. Do NOT, for example, just pick examples from social psychology (such as conformity and stereotyping);
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Good or bad. Jury #3 is so blinded by fury of his son that he lets it blind him from doing his job as a jury and not be bias.” ...That goddamn rotten kid. I know him. What they're like. What they do to you. How they kill you every day. My God, don't you see? How come I'm the only one who sees? Jeez, I can feel that knife going' in.” he was talking about his son and the fight they had two years ago but misinterpret it for the 18-year-old boy that is being convicted for killing his father. He doesn’t really know the kid; he just wants to see him take the chair. The movie showed a lot of prejudice, stereotype, group think, sociology, and racism. When your prejudice, racist and stereotype people because of their role in the society or gender. It prevents you from knowing them or in this case listening to the actual facts that is being stated or
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