Social Approach - summary

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  • SOCIAL APPROACH - SUMMARY
    • What is it?
      • Study of how our behaviour is influenced by the presence, attitudes and actions of other people
    • Methodology
      • Hypotheses
        • Experimental
        • Null
        • One-tailed
        • Two-tailed
      • Questions
        • Open
        • Closed
      • Data
        • Qualitative
        • Quantitative
        • Objective
        • Subjective
      • Interviews
        • Structured
        • Unstructured
        • Semi-structured
      • Questionnaires
        • Likert-type scale
      • Designing surveys
        • Pilot study - testing study with a few people
        • Sample
          • Representative?
          • Generalisable?
      • Sampling methods
        • Random
        • Opportunity
        • Volunteer
        • Stratified
    • Content
      • Milgram 1963 - study of obedience
        • 65% 450 volts
      • Meeus & Raaijmakers - administrative obedience 1985
        • 92% obeyed
      • Milgram - Agency Theory
      • Tajfel - social identity theory
      • Milgram 1965 variation
        • 50% refused to go past 150v
        • 15% went to 450v (rebellious)
        • 72.5% went to 450v in obedient group
    • Studies in detail
      • Hofling - Nurse-Physician relationships - 1966
        • 21/22 gave medication
        • Only 11 noticed maximum dose
      • Sherif - Robber's Cave - 1961
        • Strong ingroup favouritism
    • Key issue
      • Obedience to authority in a prison setting - Abu Ghraib
      • Milgram - 1963 & 1965
        • Obeying authority figure
      • Milgram Agency Theory
        • Moral strain - agentic state - autonomous state
      • Meeus & Raaijmakers
        • More likely to psychologically abuse someone
      • Tajfel social identity theory
        • Categorisation, Identification, Comparison
      • Sherif robber's cave
        • Prejudice when conflict - ingroup favouritism
      • Hofling
        • will obey even when know it is wrong
    • Practical
      • Questionnaire
        • Likert-type scale
      • Opportunity sample
      • members of the ingroup (16-18) will have more positive attitudes towards their own age group than towards the outgroup (70+)
        • Not accepted
        • More negative towards ingroup

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