Social Influence research studies

Deutsch and Gerad 1955
Dual-Process Model: 2 processes in conforming behaviour - normative social influence and informational social influence.
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Asch 1956
Compliance research: 'Vision Test' - would people still conform even if the answer was obvious.
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Sherif 1936
Internalisation research: He believed that people use the behaviour of others the help them decide what to do or say, especially when they are unsure if they are right or if they are lacking in confidence.
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Zimbardo 1971
Identification research: Stanford Prison experiment - would participants conform to the roles they were assigned?
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Milgram 1963
Obedience to authority research: Electric shock experiment - Were people prepared to go against their conscience to do what someone told them to do?
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Hofling 1966
Obedience in a real life setting: Nurse study
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Rank and Jacobson 1977
Criticised Hofling's research so they replicated it.
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Bickman 1974
The role of uniform on obedience levels.
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Elms and Milgram
Authoritarian Personality research: Did those who obeyed in Milgram's experiment do so because of personality or situational factors?
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Gamson, Fireman and Rytina 1982
Resistance to social influence research: what would make people rebel against and unjust authority.
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Oliner and Oliner 1988
Locus of control research: Study on people who had defied orders and rescued Jews from the Holocaust.
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Moscovici 1969
Minority influence research: Supporting of the view that a minority are most likely to influence a majority if they are consistent in their views.
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Clark 1994
'Twelve angry men' study (jury setting): to investigate internalisation and to consider whether responses might be the same in an experimental condition.
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