Social Psychology Test Three

Social Psychology Test Three - Samantha Hod Social...

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Samantha Hod Social Psychology Test Three Chapter Eight: March 11, 2010 Social Norms: - Unspoken but shared rules of conduct in a formal or informal group - Descriptive Norms = norms that describe how people behave in a given situation - Injunctive Norms = norms that describe what people ought to do in a given situation, meaning the type of behavior that is approved of in a given situation o Example = reporting cheating Social Influence: - We are influenced every day - Internalization = public and private change - External Influence = public change in behavior o Conformity = in response to social norm o Compliance = in response to a direct request Example Please stand o Obedience = in response to a direct order Example Get up - Types of social power: o Coercive = ability to punish behavior o Reward = ability to reinforce behavior o Legitimate = role or position Police officer, school principal, guardian etc o Expert = specialized knowledge or training o Referent = respect or admiration
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course PSYCHLOGY 321 taught by Professor Davidstout during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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