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Unformatted text preview: of the stuff around us. Eyeballs are moving, helps to
perceive depth, etc., what happens when context is taken away? (black background)
Eyeballs are still vibrating, but because there's no context your brain automatically
calculates movement when the object was stationary. -------> Sherif (1930s) ----> how is
it that ppl come up with norms? Sherif claimed ppl come up with norms under
uncertainty by paying attn to other ppl (social reality testing) 1 Abrams et al., control - says nothing about groups, explicit - labels people (groups H & J), reinforced
(labels plus interaction to build sense of connection and make group more salient) 1/2 confederates, 1/2 real subjects (numbered accordingly) Confederates yoked to subjects (1 & 4, 2 & 5, 3 & 6) Confederates add 5cm to the estimates of subjects & stay in range of 7-11 cm more than whatever
the subj said. Abrams,
Abrams, Wetherell, Cochrane,
Hogg, & Turner (1990) Person A
estimates 2 (Role: confederate/subject) x 3
(Salience: control/explicit/reinforced) Convergence Person B Groups of 12, half become confederates,
half are real subjects Person C
Session 1 Group
Session 2 Group
Session 3 Actual
Actual sessions have groups of 6
(subjects are 1, 2, 3; confederates 4, 5, 6) A norm develo...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2014 for the course COMM 109 taught by Professor Reid,s during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08