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Unformatted text preview: Foot in the Door Phenomenon Role playing Zimbardo Prisoner Study (1972; also from the movie) Festinger: Cognitive Dissonance What is social conformity (Asch)? Be able to recognize examples of conformity. What are reasons that people conform (i.e., changing to be like others)? Be able to label and describe these reasons; make sure you understand examples of each) 1. Normative Social Influence 2. Informational Social Influence e What are Pro-social behaviors? e What is Altruism (and how is it different from pro-social behaviors)? e What does the story of Kitty Genovese demonstrate? eWhat are the factors that decrease helping? Key Phrases: Bystander Effect Diffusion of Responsibility e What are the factors that increase helping behavior?...
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- Spring '07