42_EverybodyDoing

42_EverybodyDoing - answer chosen by the other group...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
PsychSim 5: EVERYBODY’S DOING IT! Name: __________________________________________ Section: ________________________ Date: __________________________________________ This activity explores the issue of social influence—how the behavior of other people affects your behavior. Social Influence What is conformity? Explaining Sherif’s Results Why did Sherif’s participants change their estimates when they had to call out their answers in the presence of other people? Explaining Asch’s Results Why did Asch’s real participants deny the evidence of their eyes and report the obviously incorrect
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: answer chosen by the other group members? Motives for Conformity Explain the difference between the two main motives for conformity: informational social influ-ence and normative social influence. Group Size and Conformity What do you think happened in the Gawkers study? Can you predict the results? Resisting Social Influence What is reactance? 68 PsychSim 5: Everybodys Doing It!...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online