Types and Explanations of Conformity

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Define Conformity.
A change of behaviour or beliefs as a result of group pressure
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What are the explanations of conformity?
Normative Social Influence and Informational Social Influence
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What is Normative Social Influence?
conforming because they wished to be liked or accepted and avoid disapproval by a group
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What is Informational Social Influence?
conforming because they are unsure of a particular situation so they look for guidance and superior knowledge from others of the group
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What are the types of conformity
Compliance, Identification, Compliance
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What is Compliance?
Conforming publicly but not privately
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What is Identification?
Conform publicly
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What is Internalisation?
Conform both publicly and privately
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What is the shallowest type of conformity?
Compliance
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What is the deepest type of conformity?
Internalisation
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What type of conformity is NSI?
Compliance
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What type of conformity is ISI?
Internalisation
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Which type of conformity is short-term?
Compliance
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Which type of conformity may be long-term?
Internalisation
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