PSY-4-14-08

PSY-4-14-08 - Social Influence Work of Asch: Social...

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Social Influence Work of Asch: Social pressure leading to conformity – 76% agreed with supported the group’s false answers WHY IT HAPPENS -when we like others -higher number of people endorse -follow what most do – descriptive norm -automaticity of situational norms – reading words less loudly when thinking of visiting library than a railway station -our tendency to depend upon others for information On resisting pressure WHY? -maintaining individuality -personal control -unable to perform…unable to stand during the national anthem because of physical disability -minority influence Compliance WHY? -Friendliness, reciprocity, scarcity, authority, etc The foot in the door The lowball procedure The door in the face That’s not all Deadline Technique Obedience to authority Aggression Biology of aggression -Freud on thanatos; external source -Lorenz: ethology -Evolutionary psychology GAM – general aggression model…Anderson Input variables and person variables
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Frustration Frustration-aggression hypothesis
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ENG 375 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at SUNY IT.

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PSY-4-14-08 - Social Influence Work of Asch: Social...

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