Psychology-Situational Factors

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  • Created on: 24-10-18 10:02
conformity definition
a change in behavior/ belief as a result of real or imagined group pressure
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obedience
compliance with an order, request, or law or submission to another's authority.
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collective/crowd behavior
where a large group of individuals engage in same behavior
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prosocial
where a large group of individuals engage in same behaviour
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situational factors
effects of your environment or other people on behaviour
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majority influence
Majority influence occurs when the behaviors or beliefs of a larger (majority) group of individuals influences the behaviors or beliefs of a smaller group. This is a type of social influence in which conformity occurs.
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authoritarian personality
Authoritarian personality is a state of mind or attitude characterized by belief in absolute obedience or submission to someone else's authority, as well as the administration of that belief through the oppression of one's subordinates.
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dispositional factors
Dispositional Factors (also known as Internal Factors) are individual characteristics that influence behavior and actions in a person. Things like individual personality traits, temperament, and genetics are all dispositional factors.
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deindividuation
loss of self-awareness in groups
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compliance with an order, request, or law or submission to another's authority.

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where a large group of individuals engage in same behavior

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where a large group of individuals engage in same behaviour

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