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Questions to answer by the end of
the lesson:
· What is social influence?
· Name four different kinds of social
influence
· What happened in Milgram's experiment?
· What conclusions can we draw from it?
· Give three criticisms of the Milgram
experiment
Key terms: social influence, compliance, obedience, conformity, social
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What is social psychology?
"an attempt to explain how the thoughts, feelings and behaviour
of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined or
implied presence of others" (Allport, 1954)
Key terms: social influence, compliance, obedience, conformity, social
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Social influence
· The process whereby people directly or
indirectly influence the thoughts, feelings
and actions of others
· One of the core areas of theory and
research in social psychology
Key terms: social influence, compliance, obedience, conformity, social
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"More hideous crimes have
been committed in the name of
obedience than in the name of
rebellion"
C P Snow
· In groups: think of examples of where social
influence has had a dramatic effect on individuals'
behaviour
Key terms: social influence, compliance, obedience, conformity, social
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Obedience in action...
At least 3 million people killed in Nazi
concentration camps as a result of Nazi
propaganda
The Jonestown massacre: in 1978,
over 900 women, men and children
died after being ordered to drink
cyanide by cult leader Jim Jones
9/11: nearly 3,000 people killed by
suicide bombers acting for Al-Qaeda
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