Pyschology Keywords

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Informational social influence
Is how you act, for example it may be your first day at work and therefore you may copy what the other workers are doing. People conform in this way so they don't look stupid or feel left out.
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Normative social influence
Is how we act in order to be accepted in a group. For example if a group of friends are smoking we may smoke so we are accepted into the group.
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Compliance
Is when you go along with a group without changing your attitude. For example we may behave the same way as other people in the group but this does not mean we agree with it.
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Indentification
Is when we conform because we want to be like the primary influence. For example we may see someone in a group as a role model and we try to be like them.
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Internalisation
Is when a group opinion is seen as a beleif by an individual therefore it comes a part of their own thinking and how they act.
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Social roles
Are a type of behavior that are accepted under certain cirumstances. These roles come with expectations, they affect peoples thoughts and behvaior.
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Hypothesis
Predicts what we are going to find
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Is how we act in order to be accepted in a group. For example if a group of friends are smoking we may smoke so we are accepted into the group.

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Normative social influence

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Is when you go along with a group without changing your attitude. For example we may behave the same way as other people in the group but this does not mean we agree with it.

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Is when we conform because we want to be like the primary influence. For example we may see someone in a group as a role model and we try to be like them.

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Is when a group opinion is seen as a beleif by an individual therefore it comes a part of their own thinking and how they act.

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