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Chapter 42

PSYC 1010 Chapter 42: Social InfluencePremium


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 1010
Professor
Rebecca Jubis, Odette Weiss, Giulia Rinaldi
Chapter
42

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PSY
C1010Module42 Social
Influence
the
greatest
lesson
in
social
psychologyisthegreatpower
of
social
influence
social
normsaresocietal
rules
thatsetexpectedbe
acceptable
behaviour
conformityiscomplying
with
socialpressures
behaviouriscontagious
exhave
you
ever
seen
oneperson's
yawn
impactawhole
room
4the
chameleon
effectisreferringto the
similaritiesofhumans3chameleon's
toblend
into
their
surroundings
social
cognition
also
applies
toemotions mood
cognitionnot
just
behavior
empathyisthe
act
offeelingthe
emotions
another
person
maybe
feeling
mood
linkagealso
has
todo
with
sharing
someone'smood
positive
herdingis
theideathatpositive
ratings3
feedbackgenerate
more
positive
ratings
3
feedback
conformityistheact
ofchanging abehavioror
thinking
toalign
withagroup
standard
normative
social
influenceisan
influence
resulting
from
aperson's
desire
forapproval3acceptance
exconfirming
tosomething
rather
than
pay
theprice
to
be
different
informational
social
influenceisaninfluence
resulting
from
accepting
someone's
opinion
about
reality
exassumingsomeone
else
is
right
wout
question3
following
their
lead
collectivismis
the
honoring
of
group
standardspracticedinLatin
American
7Asian
cultures
obedienceisfollowing
orders
obedienceis itshighest
when
ifthe
person
giving
the
ordersisa
legitimate
authority
figure
ifthat
authority
figure
was
supported
bya
big
institution
ifthevitimisdehumanized
be
their
suffering
was
not
directly
seen
c
inanother
room
Idescribed
tobea
bad
person
ifthere
isno
other
personpresent
that
is
disobeying
theinstructor
these
resultswere
found
by
thecontroversial
yet
groundbreaking
experimentsofStanley
milgram
for
instance
hisvoltage
teacher
1
student
testseeing
how
much
ppl
would
painfully
punish
someone
when
told
todoso
lessons
from
the
conformity7
obedience
studies
obedience3conformityw
out
question
can
cause
people
to
do
terrible
things
while
just
doing
their
job
social
controlis
thepower
of
the
situation
personal
control
isthepower
of
theindividual
minority
influence
is
the
power
of
one
or
two
people
to
sway
majorities
social
influenceisvery
strong
but
sometimes
the
power
ofacommited
individualiseven
stronger
groups
influence
behavior
social
facilitationisthe
amplified
performance
on
tasks
when
others
are
watchingc
whether
good
or
bad
whenothers
observe
us
weare
aroused
7
when
aroused
our
reactionsbehaviors
areamplified
when
you
do
well
you
are
likely
to
do
even
better
infront
of
an
audience
be
something
you
find
difficult
may
seem
impossible
when
our
eyes
are
on
you
social
loafing isthe
tendency
for
people
in agroup
to
exert
less
effort
when
pooling
their
efforts
toward
exhave
you
ever
pulled
less
because
you
thoughtbecause
therestofyour
team
was
pulling
you
could
stalk
off
4causesofsocial
loafing
people
feellessaccountable less
worried
about
what
others
think
view
theirindividual
contributionsasdispensableCwoulan't
matterif
they
madeaneffortornot
theoverestimationof
their
own
contributions7theneglect
ofothersactions
mayseeagroup
effort
asafree ride given
the
fact
everyonein
thegroup
willget
thesame
resultsnomatter
what
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