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PSYC 2310
Saba Safdar

ObedienceConformity DefinitionsConformity is a change in behavior or belief as a result of real or imagined pressure from others Conformity is doing what others do Why Conform The need to knowoInformational social influence we want to know and therefore conform other people serve us information in the absence of objective information we look at what others are doing and do it Accepting others interpretation of an ambiguous reality in order to obtain accurate information Muzafer Sherif studiesAutokinetic effect participates sat in a dark room and were told to watch a light which would come and disappear the researcher asked how much the light is moving when in reality the light wasnt not moving it is an illusion because when you are in a dark environment and dont have a stable environment for reference the light appears to move this was an ambiguous situation the researchers then asked the participants to come back b
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