Conformity is essential to social life. But behind the familiar order of everyday life lurk some uncomfortable truths. Psychological experiments have shown that our desire to conform can lead us into mistrusting our own experiences, turning a blind eye to the suffering of others, and even inflicting harm on others. But these findings come at a price - the possible harm to those being studied. Should psychologists be doing this type of research? This program explores some of the key ethical issues arising from psychological research into obedience and conformity.