Key Studies: Social Influence

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SHERI
F SOCIAL
NORMS
AI
M:
I
nvest
igat
ed
the
emer
gence
of
group
nor
ms
usi
ng
the
aut
o ki
net
ic
eff
ect
[
dot
]
PROCEDURE:
St
ude nt
s were
pla ced
in
a dar
k r
oom i
n which
a st
ati
onar y
poi
nt
of
li
ght
appear
s t
o move
an d
t
hen di
sappe ar
s.
The
pa r
ti
ci
pa nt
s a r
e t
hen asked
how f
ar
the
li
ght
mo ves.
I
ndivi
duall
y t
heir
e st
imates
vari
ed,
but
when put
i
n a
grou p
of
3 t
he
e st
imat
es
w er
e si
mil
ar.
FI
N DI
N GS:
When
put
in
a gr
oup
of
3,
parti
ci
pants
e st
imates
showed a
group
norm emerge.
When
the
procedure
w as
alt
ered,
havi
n g
the
group
stage
fi
rst
,
Sheri
f
found
that
a
group
nor
m
emer
ge even
mo r
e qui
ckly
than
befor
e
CONCLUSI
O N:
When f
a ce d
w i
th
an unambigu ous
sit
uat
ion,
the
par
ti
cipant
s l
ooked
to
other
s i
n t
he
group
for
gui
dance.
I
nfor
ma t
ion al
social
i
nfl
uence
Once t
he g r
o up
norm emerge d,
the
part
ici
pant
cont
inued
to
use
it
i
n t
heir
i
ndiv
idual
j
udgements
EVALUATI
O N:
The
resul
ts
w er
e t
he same whe n
test
ed
a year
l
ater
REALIABI LI
TY
Not
repr
esentat
ive
of
everyone
Onl
y young
A meri
can st
udents CANNO T
B E
G ENERALI
SED

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ASCH
MAJORITY
INFLUENCE
AI
M:
Would
part
ici
pants
confor
m t
o majorit
y soci
al
inf
luence
and
giv
e
i
n cor
rect
answer
s wher
e
answer
s were
clear
ly
corr
ect
.
[l
ines]
PROCEDURE:
7
mal
e st
udent
par
ti
ci
pant
s l
ooked
at
2 car
ds.
Test card 1 1 vertical line. Test card 2 3 Vertical lines of different lengths
t
h
6
co nfederates.…read more

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MI
LGRAM
O BEDIENCE
AI
M:
To
fi
nd out
i
f
ordi
nary
A me ri
cans
w oul
d obey
an unj
ust
order
f
ro m
a per
son
in
aut
hor
it
y t
o i
nfl
i
ct
pai
n on
another
per
son.
What
fact
ors
in
a si
tuat
io n
led
peopl
e
to
obey.
[el
ect
ri
c s
h ock]
PROCEDURE:
40
ma l
e
volunt
e er
s pai
d $4.…read more

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ZI
MBARDO CONFORMI
TY
TO SOCIAL
R OLES
AI
M:
I
nvesti
gate
ho w r
eadi l
y peopl
e would
conf
o r
m to
new
rol
es
by observi
ng
h ow qui
ck ly
they
adapt
ed t
o
the
roles.…read more

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HOFLI
NG OBEDIENT
N URSES
AI
M:
To
see i
f
peopl
e woul
d obey
to
an
order
f
ront
a
supposed
per
son
of
aut
hor
it
y and
break
rul
es
wi
thi
n t
heir
wor
k envi
ronment
PROCEDURE:
A
n ur
se worki
ng al
on e on a
lat
e shif
t
gets
a
call
from an unknown doct
or
He t
old
her t
o admini
s ter
20mil
lag r
ams
of
A st
rot
en…read more

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MEEUS
& RAAJI
MAKER OBEDIENCE
AI
M:
To
see
if
i
nter
viewer
s/par
ti
ci
pant
s coul
d handl
e j
ob
int
ervi
ews
PROCEDURE:
P ar
ti
cipant
s were
int
ervi
ewi
ng conf
e der
ates
T hey
w er
e t
old
to
act
in
an
inst
ruct
ed manor t
o s
tress
the
ap pl
icant
s
T hey
w er
e t
old
to
give
negat
ive
stat
eme nt
s s uch
as `…read more

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