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What is conformity?
A change in a person's behaviour or opinion as a result of real or imagined pressure from a person or group of people.
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What is compliance?
A superficial and temporary type of conformity where we go along with the majority view but privately disagree with it. The change in behaviour lasts only as long as pressure is available.
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What is identification?
A moderate type of conformity where we act in the same way with a group because we value it and want to be a part of it. We don't necessarily believe all the views of the majority.
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What is internalisation?
A deep conformity that leads to a permananet change in a persons behaviour and opinion because we accept the majority view as correct.
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What are social roles?
The 'parts' people play as members of various social groups. These form through expectations we have of what is appropriate behaviour in each role.
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What is obedience?
A form of social influence where an individual follows a direct order usualyl demanded by a figure of authority. The person in authority has the power to punish is obedient behaviour is not forthcoming.
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What are situation variables?
External cicumstances that can have an affect on DV.
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What are dispositional variables?
The individuals personality might affect the DV.
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What is agentic state?
A state where we feel no responsiblity for our behaviour because we believe we are acting on behalf of an authority figure. This allows us to follow a destructive authority figure.
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What is an automonous state?
A state when an individual is free to behave according to their own principles and therefore feel a sense of responsibility.
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What is the agentic shift?
The shift from 'autonomy' to 'agency'.
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What is legitimacy of authority?
An explanation of obedience which suggests we are likely to obey people who we perceive to have more authority and poweer over us and is dependent on the social hierarchy.
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What is proximity?
The physical closeness or distance of an authority figure to the person they are giving an order to. (teacher - victim)
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What is compliance?

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A superficial and temporary type of conformity where we go along with the majority view but privately disagree with it. The change in behaviour lasts only as long as pressure is available.

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What is identification?

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What is internalisation?

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