Lecture 80. Students

Lecture 80. Students - Lecture8:SocialBehavior Part2...

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    Lecture 8: Social Behavior                  Part 2 Topics: 1. Conformity and obedience 2. Behavior in groups.
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    Conformity A change in behavior or belief to accord with other people. - People's going along with others - Conformity is not mere change, it is to be affected by other people's behavior
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    Conformity and Social Approval: The  Asch Line Judgment Studies Asch (1951) conformity studies: Line judgment task: which of 3 comparison lines matches the target? Correct answer is obvious Five confederates who answer first, then participant
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    Insert Figure 6.2 Here
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    Factors influencing the likelihood of  conformity. Group unanimity Ambiguous situation People don´t have the right answer The case of a Consistent Minority
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    Obedience to Authority Obedience: Conformity in response to the commands of an authority figure My Lai massacre in Vietnam (1968) Genocides in Germany, Ukraine, Bosnia,
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Lecture 80. Students - Lecture8:SocialBehavior Part2...

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