Whiteboard. Social Influences. ....... Starter : Give examples of how people influence your behaviour. Compliance, Internalisation or Identification?. Elements of both compliance (need to be accepted) and internalisation (adopting other’s viewpoints)
Write your own definition for each word
Compliance Validation Internalisation
Social comparison Compliance Private opinion
Desire to be liked Avoid disapproval Identification
What is meant by compliance in the context of conformity research?
Research the following:
Exam Q: In Asch’s study of students in 1956 he found that the participants conform to majority influence. Give one or more reasons why people conform (4 marks)
Give examples of each research experiment, including variables tested and findings
The difficulty of the task.....this tested the variable....the findings were....
With reference to psychological research, discuss the view that people will not always conform to others in group situations (12 marks)