Conformity: Types and explanations (PAGE 10)

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What are the three types of conformity called?
Internalisation, Identification, Compliance
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What is internalisation?
When a person genuinely accepts group norms
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What does internalisation result in?
A private and public change of opinions/behaviour
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Is an internalisation change likely to be permanent or non-permanent?
Permanent
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What is identification?
When we identify with a group that we value and so we want to become part of it
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What does identification result in?
A public change but not privately
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What is compliance?
When a person 'goes along with others'
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What does compliance result in?
A public change but not privately
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What are the two explanations for conformity?
Informational social influence (ISI), Normative social influence (NSI)
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What is informational social influence (ISI) about?
information, a desire to be right
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What process is informational social influence (ISI)?
Cognitive
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What situations does informational social influence occur in?
Situations that are ambiguous
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What is normative social influence (NSI) about?
Norms, a desire to behave like others and not look foolish
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What process is normative social influence (NSI)?
Emotional
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What situations does normative social influence occur in?
Unfamiliar situations with people you know
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