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1 1. Syllabus 2. Social influence 3. Types of conformity 4. Classic Conformity Studies Lecture Outline: Conformity My Homepage All Slides Shown in Class Course Packet Course related readings and activities (for fun) Syllabus http://www.psychology.iastate.edu/ faculty/madon/homepage.htm Social Influence & Conformity Social Influence : Use of social power to change the behavior or attitudes of others in a particular direction Conformity : Change in behavior or attitude as a result of real or imagined social influence cp 3 Types of Conformity 1. Acceptance: – publicly conform – privately agree 3. Obedience: – conform to command 2. Compliance: – publicly conform –privately disagree
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2 Norms Rules for accepted or expected behavior. Autokinetic Effect Study Estimate how far point of light moved in dark room After many trials, individual’s estimates converged Repeated procedure in a group situation cp Autokinetic Effect Study cp The Autokinetic Effect Study Retained group norm when tested alone later Acceptance . Publicly conformed
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Unformatted text preview: and privately agreed 3 Autokinetic Effect Study Informational social influence: Used others estimates to guide own estimates The Line Study A control group (who did study alone) almost always gave correct answer. Compliance . Publicly conformed but privately disagreed The Line Study Normative social influence: Conformed to be accepted by group The Johnny Rocco Case cp Mode Most common viewpoint Deviate Most deviant viewpoint Slider Most deviant then most common viewpoint 4 The Johnny Rocco Case Participants rated who they most wanted to leave the group Not Significantly Different Wanted Deviate to go the most Mode Slider Deviate 4.47 4.76 6.11 cp Hearing Loss Study Martin et al., 1976 95% partially obeyed 54% totally obeyed Milgram Quote The social psychology of this century reveals a major lesson: Often it is not so much the kind of person a man is as the kind of situation in which he finds himself that determines how he will act...
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