Lecture Notes - Lecture Notes Thursday, January 24, 2008...

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Katy Shrader INDV 101-028 Delaney Lecture Notes Thursday, January 24, 2008 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY o Social psychology    the scientific study of how we think about,  influence, and relate to one another o How do we act differently around other people? Our parents vs. our newer  friends vs. our older friends at work vs. at school vs. at play o We adjust our behavior or even our thinking to get along well with others  around us SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY - CONFORMITY o Conformity    adjusting our behavior or thinking to coincide with a group  standard (ex 1. A group of men facing on direction in an elevator and  stranger always turned to face the same way as the group. And ex 2. 3  lines and pick which one matches the original line) o Soloman Asch (1956) Had subject come to room (with confederates “tricky people”  already there) First two trials there is no disagreement Third trial everyone agreed with one of the other lines (the wrong  line) More then 33% of subjects agreed with the group (even though  they knew that the group was wrong)
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course INDV 101 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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