L7 social influence

Results issue of standardized testing to enter

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Unformatted text preview: d testing to enter college All Ss moderately in favor Listen to a tape of 3 people discussing this issue Conditions: Attribute tape to: D.Vs: (1) similarity of speakers (2) estimate of group normative position (3) indicate own position Conclusion, Conclusion, Mackie (1986) Tape attributed to Within-group Withinsimilarity Pre-score Pre- Estimate of group norm postscore Individuals Individuals 14.56 19.71 20.00 20.35 Unrelated group 17.88 20.06 22.29 22.55 Own Group 21.89 20.89 22.90 25.05___ (1) Perceived ingroup homogeneity (2) Group polarization of opinion in the normative direction ti di i.e, people perceptually accentuate the ingroup position in the direction they believe to be normative for their group 2 Prototypes are descriptive and prescriptive Salience and Meta-Contrast MetaUSA Canada Reid & Ng (2000) “In reality” Perceptually Not at all Polite <- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - > Assembled 6 person same-sex groups to samediscuss capital punishment 3 Pro- and 3-anti-capital punishment Pro3-antiDiscussion recorded Successful and unsuccessful interruptions coded Very Polite Content of interruptions coded: Normatively consistent: e.g., “capital punishment is wrong!” Normatively neutral: e...
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