Notes 10 Nov - Conformity

Notes 10 Nov - Conformity - Conformity Chameleon effect...

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Conformity Chameleon effect mimicking the actions and behaviors of others more likely to mimic people you like or identify with (in-group members) tends to be unconscious Conformity changing actions and behaviors to correspond with a group tends to be a more conscious change in behavior Elevator study confederates stood in an elevator facing backward people who entered, faced the same way despite typical behavior being different Asch's study groups of confederates + 1 subject performed a line matching experiment the confederates (in various conditions) responded with obviously incorrect answers this required the subject to go against the social norm of the group or conform to what the other group members said Influences on conformity size of the majority easy to disagree with 1 or 2 other people, but as the number rises so does conformity a second dissenter puts you in group with another member difference between correct and incorrect answers "maybe my judgment is just a little off" how hard is the task itself (similar to how different correct and incorrect answers are)
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