Social Influence

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1. What is Agentic State?

  • Acting for or in place of another, with the belief that someone else will take responsibility
  • Free to behaviour according to one's own principles, with a responsibility for their own actions
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2. Characterisitics of the Authoritarian Personality

  • Respect for Authority
  • Being in a postiton of power
  • Being Strong willed

3. What are the two explanations for Conformity?

  • Proximity and Location
  • Informational and Normative
  • Group Size and Uninimity

4. What is Restistance to Social Influence?

  • Sense we have about what directs events in our lives
  • The ability of people to withstand the social pressure to conform to the majority or obey authority
  • The presence of people who resist pressures to conform can help others do the same

5. A main issue with the Stanford Prison Experiment?

  • Debrief
  • Protection from Harm
  • Informed Consent


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