Social Influence

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A change in a person's behaviour or opinions as the result of group pressure
Conformity
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Wanted to know whether people could be influenced by other people's opinions to give an answer they knew to be wrong
Asch
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To discover the effect on judgement of listening to other people
Sherif
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The effect other people have on our behaviour; includes conformity, obedience & social loafing
Social Influence
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Following an order from someone we believe to have authority
Obedience
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Wanted to see how far people would obey an unreasonable order
Milgram
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Nurses are likely to obey the instructions of a doctor even when there might be a bad consequence for a patient
Hofling et al
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Where you lose your individuality for a while to become and belong to a group
deindividuation
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To see the effect of hiding the indentity of participants on the size of electrical shock they're prepared to give
Zimbardo
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People perform worse on tasks when they're around other people- when working in group it can be easier to become lazier
Social Loafing
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The larger the group size, the less noise the participants made
Latene et al
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Actions of somebody as an outsider
Bystander Intervention
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If there are other people around you, it will makeit less likely that you'll react in an emergency
Latane & Darley
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The appearance of the person needig help will affect whether and how quickly they get that help
Pilivin
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To discover if the similarity of a victim to the bystander will affect whether or not they recieve help
Bateson et al
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To explore different reasons for bystanders not helping
Schroder
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Wanted to know whether people could be influenced by other people's opinions to give an answer they knew to be wrong

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Asch

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To discover the effect on judgement of listening to other people

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The effect other people have on our behaviour; includes conformity, obedience & social loafing

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Following an order from someone we believe to have authority

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This revision resource would be great to use after you've done some revision on social influence!

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