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Chapter 8 (part 1) Conformity March 3
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Summary of Course So Far . . . To understand how people construe the world we need to examine two basic human motives _______________________________ The desire to feel good about ourselves _______________________________ The desire to be accurate about the social world
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Leading to social influence These motives are important determinants of How we __________________ Social perception How we __________________ Self-justification, self-understanding How we ______________________________
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Implications for social influence ___________ How and why do people change their behavior in response to the real or imagined influence of other people?
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Conformity and Social Cognition _____________________________ (def.) We conform because we use others (their behavior, their knowledge, etc.) as a source of information to guide our own behaviors Sherif (1935) studies, autokinetic effect
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Informational Social Influence has
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course PSYCH 221 taught by Professor Signorella,margar during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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