Social Behavior. Chapter 16. Social Psych Basics :. Principles : People don’t like to stand out. People’s attitudes are malleable. People would rather that someone else take responsibility. Beliefs follow behavior, and not the other way around. Social Psych Basics: The Big Chart.
What determines whether or not you form an attitude on something, how strong that attitude is, and whether or not you will change your mind once the attitude is formed? Use the picture prompts as idea starters.
Factors in changing attitudes
Theories of attitude change
“the essence of obedience is that a person comes to view himself as the instrument for carrying out another person’s wishes, and he therefore no longer regards himself as responsible for his actions.”