AS Psychology- Social Influence

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What are the 3 types of conformity?
Internalisation, Identification, Compliance
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Breifly explain the two explanations for conformity
Informational SI- Agree with majority as we believe its correct. We accept it because we want to be correct as well. Normative SI- We agree with majority because we want to be accepted, gain social approval and be liked
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What were Asch's 3 variations?
Group Size, Unanimity, Task Difficulty
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Zimbardo's SPE was conformity to what..?
Social Roles
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Briefly describe Milgram's findings
No ppts stopped below 300V. 12.5% stopped at 300V. 65% continued to 450V.
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What are the 3 Situational Variables for Obedience?
Proximity, Location, Uniform
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What is the difference between Agentic State and Autonomous State
Agentic- Feel no personal responsibility, as you are acting for an authoritative figure. Autonomous- Independent or free and feels great responsibility for own actions.
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What is Legitimacy of Authority?
An explanation for obedience that suggests we are more likely to obey who we perceive to have authority over us. This authority is justified, within a social hierarchy.
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Who theorised the Authoritarian Personality and what were some characteristics of the dispositional explanation?
Adorno (1950). Obedient to Authority. Respect. Contempt for inferior. Conventional attitudes to race, sex, gender. Inflexible outlook
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What are 4 stages of Minority Influence?
Consistency, Commitment, Flexibility, Process of Change
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State the key words associated with Social Change
Drawing Attention, Consistency, Deeper Processing, Augmentation Principle, Snowball Effect, Social Cryptomnesia
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Informational SI- Agree with majority as we believe its correct. We accept it because we want to be correct as well. Normative SI- We agree with majority because we want to be accepted, gain social approval and be liked

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What were Asch's 3 variations?

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Zimbardo's SPE was conformity to what..?

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