social influence revision

Name the three types of conformity
compliance, internalisation and identification.
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what are the explanations of conformity?
informational social influence and normative social influence
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what are the variables that affect conformity?
group size , group unanimity , task difficulty.
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limitations of Zimbardo's Stanford prison experiment
low ecological validity , lacks population validity , ethical issues (pschological harm, informed consent)
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strength of Zimbardo's prison experiment
highlighted the importance of ethical guidelines and help alter the way prisons run to avoid abuse in the cells.
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limitation for Milgram's shock study
gender bias and low ecological validity
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strengths of Milgram's shock study
develpment on social psychology - how people obey authority unconsciously and standardised procedure- high reliability
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ethical issues in Milgram's study
deception, psychological harm
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what is an Authoritarian personality?
a person that favours the authoritarian social system and admires obedience to authority figures
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what is social support ?
when the presence of a dissident gives a true participant confidence to resist conformity
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what is locus of control ?
how much control a person has over their own behaviour
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people with internal locus control tend to be...
less conforming , more resistant to social pressures, less obedient because they feel responsible for their own actions
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when a small group of people influences the opinion of a larger group , they uses 3 main skills. What are the skills ?
commitment, consistency and flexibility
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what is social change ?
a whole society adopts a new belief as a new norm.
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explain the snowball effect
more and more people adopt the minority's point of view until gradually the minority becomes the majority . the majority's opinions becomes the law which is more dominat in the society.
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what is the crypto-amnesia ?
people often forget where the dominant society's view originated from.
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what are the explanations of conformity?

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informational social influence and normative social influence

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what are the variables that affect conformity?

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limitations of Zimbardo's Stanford prison experiment

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strength of Zimbardo's prison experiment

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