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Agentic State
a mental condition proposed by Milgram, in which he suggested independence and autonomy and, most importantly, conscience, are suppressed as the individual acts as an agent for someone else
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Autonomous State
a mental condition proposed by Milgram, in which the person is acting and thinking as an autonomous, independent individual, and in which individual conscience is fully active
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Moral Strain
The consequences of going against your own conscience and doing something you know to be wrong
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Social Categorisation
The act of grouping people according to some category
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Social Identification
The act of personally accepting that you belong to a particular group by accepting their norms
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Social Comparison
The act of comparing social groups with each other
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In-group
A group that you believe yourself to be a member of
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Out-group
A group that has something in common with one of your in-groups, but which you are not a member of
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Information processing
A Model used to understand the flow of information through the cognitive system, from input to process then to output
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Memory
A cognitive function used to retain information and recall it when needed
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Retrieval
The process of recalling a stored memory
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a mental condition proposed by Milgram, in which the person is acting and thinking as an autonomous, independent individual, and in which individual conscience is fully active

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The consequences of going against your own conscience and doing something you know to be wrong

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