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> >There are papers by Zimbardo from Stanford (now president of the
>>American Psychological Association) that are directly on this topic.
>>It looks like the mechanism is more one of resistance to social
> >pressure than learned.
As a mother of two sons who couldn't be more different (one is very
compliant, the other is......not). I think that it is probably an
inborn trait. I'd be interested to read his research.
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