12-4 - 60% go all the way in all variable places (Yale, run...

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12/4/07 Perception and line judgment : The Asch paradigm Informational Social Influence Maybe they can inform me of something I don’t know… don’t have Normative Social Influence Just want to fit in… don’t want to stick out Conformity When alone 99% right, when in group, goes with group 37% of time once group is at least 3 or 4 people, enough influence if at least one resisting conformity, is enough to break influence of conformity ex: Candid Camera- Face the Rear (elevator) Obedience Ex : shock treatment study
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Unformatted text preview: 60% go all the way in all variable places (Yale, run down place, 3 rd world countries) Same ratio among men & women Ethically safe? Do the benefits outweigh the risk? Benefits: gives insight to people in different circumstances and situations The Big Picture : The power of psychology scientific approach to human behavior We have to look at the world in a more cold, detached way Are people inherently good or bad? When situations are strong, pushed in various directions....
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