Social Influence

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Social Influence Milgram shock experiment - Obedience à acting in a way that’s consistent with what you’re told to do Factors that influence obedience in MSE - Contradictory orders from authority figures (dropped) - Non-conforming peers (dropped) - Proximity to experimentee (dropped) - Conforming peers (rose) Why didn’t more people disobey orders - Thought they were contributing knowledge to a social good - Wanted to be “good subjects” for the experimenters - Step-by-step compliance - Transferred responsibility to experimenter Compliance à going along with a request Factors influencing compliance - Friendship/liking - Commitment/ consistency - Scarcity - Social validation - Authority
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