Social Psychology. Types of Social Influence . Compliance tendency to agree to do things requested by others Conformity Obedience. Conformity. The altering of one’s behavior to match those of others
tendency to agree to do things requested by others
Before Arbitrary Split
After Arbitrary Split
DISPOSITION OR SITUATION?
“At first they exhibited disbelief at the total invasion of privacy… Their next response was rebellion… They then tried to work within the system by setting up an elected grievance committee… When that… failed, individual self-interests emerged [leading to] social disintegration which gave rise to feelings of isolation… half the prisoners coped… by becoming ‘sick’’… as a passive way of demanding attention and help. As the days wore on, the model prisoner reaction was one of passivity, dependence, and flattened affect.”