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Agentic state
Individual carries out the orders of another person, acting as their agent with little personal responsibility
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Authoritarian personality
A person who has extreme respect for authority and is obedient to those who have power over them
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Autonomous state
Where individuals are seen as personally responsible for their actions
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Compliance
Superficial type of conformity where people conform publicly by privately disagree
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Deindividuation
When a person moves into a group and as a result loses some individual identity
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Dispositional attribution
Explanation of individual behavior as a result caused by internal characteristics that reside within the individual
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Identification
Where people change their beliefs (sometimes temporarily) to fit in with a group
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Individual variables
Personal characteristics that affect the degree to which individuals yield to group pressures
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Internalisation
Where people change their beliefs permanently
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locus of control
Extent to which individuals believe they can control events in their lives
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Obedience
Complying with the demands of an authority figure
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Situational variables
Features of an environment that affect the degree to which individuals yield to group pressures
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Social change
The process by which attitudes, beliefs and norms of acceptable behaviour vary over time
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Unanimity
Complete agreement from a group of people about an issue or question
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A person who has extreme respect for authority and is obedient to those who have power over them

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Authoritarian personality

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Where individuals are seen as personally responsible for their actions

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Superficial type of conformity where people conform publicly by privately disagree

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When a person moves into a group and as a result loses some individual identity

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