conformity: types & explanations

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AS - Level psychology (chapter 1 - social influence ) Mind Map on conformity: types & explanations, created by Daisy U on 02/10/2016.

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conformity: types & explanations
1 types of conformity
1.1 Kelman - 3 ways people conform
1.1.1 internalisation private and public change strongest what is right
1.1.2 identification something we value/ identify to them change publicly even if not entirely privately
1.1.3 compliance weakest change publicly not privately to be liked
2 explanations for conformity
2.1 informational social influence
2.1.1 to be right
2.1.2 cognitive (what we think)
2.1.3 who has the better information
2.1.4 happens in new situations - where there is ambiguity or a crisis situation
2.1.5 leads to internalisation
2.2 normative social influence
2.2.1 to be liked
2.2.2 gain social approval
2.2.3 emotional
2.2.4 leads to compliance
3 evaluation
3.1 research support for ISI
3.1.1 Lucas answer to a maths question more difficult they complied especially if their maths was poor
3.2 individual differences in NSI
3.2.1 people who are less concerned with being rejected McGhee & Teevan students who need high affiliation were more likely to conform
3.3 ISI and NSI work together
3.3.1 Deutsch & Gerrard they work separately
3.3.2 Asch partner reduce power of NSI (social support) reduces ISI (alternative source of info)
4 evaluation +
4.1 dual differences in ISI
4.1.1 Asch some students less conformist than other (25% rather than 37%) Perin engineering students didn't conform
4.2 research support for NSI
4.2.1 Asch people went along just because others did self - conscious afraid of disapproval
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