Chapter 15 - Social Psychology

Chapter 15 - Social Psychology - Social Psychology The...

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Unformatted text preview: Social Psychology The Classics Asch Conformity- Normative Influence- Informational Influence Milgram Obedience Zimbardo The power of the situation Figure 15.5 : Aschs Conformity Study ( p. 474 ) Figure 15.6 : Milgrams Obedience Studies ( p. 475 ) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L-hKsjGP1M http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6GxIuljT3w Zimbardos Stanford Prison Experiment ( p. 485 ) The Motives.. The Hedonic Motive Seeking Pleasure and Avoiding Pain The Accuracy Motive We are motivated to be seen as right in the face of others. The Approval Motive Having others like us, accept us, and approve of us. Legend in Your Own Mind Perspective people seek to maintain positive self-esteem. Consistency Cognitive dissonance : an unpleasant state that arises when a person recognizes the inconsistency of his or her actions, attitudes, or beliefs. A model of Self-Justification C1 C2 Consistent? Yes? No Dissonance No? Dissonance External Justification? Sufficient? Dissonance Reduced Insufficient?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course PSYC 2305 taught by Professor Steven during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.

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