A level psychology question on minority influence help please!!

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I am struggling to know whether to talk about conversion theory (ie consistency, flexibility, commitment) or social change in this question (ie drawing attention ... social crypotamnesia). Can anybody suggest which would be best?

"Psychologists have discovered that minority influence can be an important social influence process in jury decision making. A jury of 12 people has to decide on the guilt or innocence of a defendant charged with murder. A vote is taken at the start of the jury's deliberations - 11 believe the defendant is guilty. Only one person is convinced of his innocence. Because the jury has to make an unanimous decision, the discussion begins. After several hours, another vote is taken. This time all 12 jurors believe the defendant is NOT guilty."

Using what you know about minority influence, explain how this change of opinion could have happened. (6 marks)
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I think you should talk about the conversion theory as the example given isn't an example of social change. Also giving a quote from the example to explain where you are getting your idea from may be good to do.
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(Original post by Routeri)
I think you should talk about the conversion theory as the example given isn't an example of social change. Also giving a quote from the example to explain where you are getting your idea from may be good to do.
Thank you! I was thinking that it made more sense to use conversion theory but wasn't sure - thanks for the help.
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