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12 Angry Men As I was watching this movie, I was noticing that the type of persuasion strategies that were being used were social influence because in the beginning of the movie I noticed that when they started asking for a vote by raising their hands on whether or not the individual was guilty or innocent, a few of them immediately raised their hands, while some waited until they saw what the others were going to do before they raised their hand. In social influence the individuals behavior is decided because of what another’s knowledge is telling them what they are supposed to do. The group thinking concept is the idea the when a group comes together and they talk about the logic of a situation or discuss a situation in order to reach a conclusion. This movie was the perfect example of group thinking concept. The jury did not agree on the verdict. They had an eleven to one vote to begin with. Throughout the move they all discussed their opinions about

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