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PSYA2: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
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MAJORITY INFLUENCE
Definition of conformity
Types of conformity (compliance and internalisation)
Explanations of conformity (normative & informational social influence)
Asch (1951) Comparison of lines
OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY
Definition of obedience
Milgram (1963) study of obedience
Explanations of obedience (Agentic state, legitimate authority, foot in the door)
Ethical issues (informed consent, deception, right to withdraw, psychological harm,
confidentiality)
SOCIAL INFLUENCE IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Resisting conformity (role of allies, proximity, nonconformist personality, context, culture,
morals)
Resisting obedience (autonomous state, morals, locus of control)
Definition of locus of control (internal & external)
Moscovici (1969) The blue/green slide experiment
Role of minority in social change (consistency, commitment, persuasiveness)
How social influence research helps us to understand social change
RESEARCH METHODS
Content analysis (definition, procedure, evaluation)
Pilot study (definition and explanation of why psychologist carry out these studies)

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