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Social Approach
The influence of our peers, different cultures and social norms on our behaviour.
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Agentic state
Acting as agents to those in authority. You have given up your free-will to obey others.
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Autonomous state
Being responsible for your own actions and their consequences. You are acting on your free-will.
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Moral strain
When you do something that you believe to be immoral because you think it's for the 'greater good'. Occurs in agentic state.
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In-group
A social group that you are in.
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Out-group
Other groups.
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Social categorisation
The act of putting yourselves into groups.
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Social identification
Making yourselves different to the out-group.
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Social comparison
Comparing yourselves to the out-group by boosting your self-esteem. Involves prejudice.
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Obedience
Following orders from someone of a higher authority
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Acting as agents to those in authority. You have given up your free-will to obey others.

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Agentic state

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Being responsible for your own actions and their consequences. You are acting on your free-will.

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When you do something that you believe to be immoral because you think it's for the 'greater good'. Occurs in agentic state.

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A social group that you are in.

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