PSYA2: Social Influence

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What is compliance?
Conforms out loud but disagrees internally. I.e. Somebody laughing at a joke they don't really find funny
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What is internalisation?
Deepest level of conformity, views of our group arwe internalised to their own view. I.e. becoming a veggie if your flat mate is
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What is a study into majority influence?
ASCH: 3 lines, normative
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What is a study into minority influence?
SHERIF: optical illusion, ambiguity task, informational task
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What study was Clark 1998/99?
12 Angry Men, wanted to test that the minority could exert its influence through info presented and the minority could influence the majority
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What happened in Zimbardo's prison study?
Set up a mock prison, 24 male students from volunteers, psycho tests to see who was stable, prisoners rebelled in a day, hunger strikes, depression developed in prisoners, findings were interpreted as the power of the situation to influence majority
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What was the study of Perrin and Spencer?
33 male students, 20 other ppts on probation, confederates used were probation officers who supervised young people
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What is the dual-process dependency model?
Suggested two reasons for conformity, normative (need to be accepted) and informative (different motives and drive)
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What is one of the main pieces of research into obedience?
MILGRAM: single individuals were ordered to act in a non-humane way against a stranger, series of switches going to 15v to 450v, 65% administered max shock
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What is the agency theory?
when they act as autonomous individual, they are aware of cons, in an agentic state, the person sees themselves as the agent or subordinate, the change from a autonomous stae to an agentic state is known as the agentic shift
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What happened in Hofling's study?
1/22 nurses resisted order from "Dr. Smith" to administer Astroten to a patient
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What is locus of control?
with an internal locus of control, you feel you have power but with an external locus of control you keep to yourself
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What is independent behaviour?
Resisting conformity
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What is the social identity theory?
being particular to social categories and and they differentiate their own group from other groups
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