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Social Psychology Assignment

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This was an assessment that was used for the social psychology unit. It involved a short essay relating to conformity and the major theorists surrounding as well as a short investigation related to groups. I received 95% for this investigation.

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Conformity Psychology Behavior Group processes Human behavior Behavioural sciences Research ethics Obedience Milgram experiment Social influence Philip Zimbardo Social psychology
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Conformity Psychology Behavior Group processes Human behavior Behavioural sciences Research ethics Obedience Milgram experiment Social influence Philip Zimbardo Social psychology
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Teachers begin to observe his behaviours to see if he would be suitable for the role. They make some interesting observations. They notice that, on some occasions Tim conforms to the behaviours of these around him while, at other times, he does not conform. They also notice that Tim is not always obedient. Conformity is when a person changes their behaviours in response to group pressure. It is also when people assume the behaviours of others in any particular social group without explicitly being told how to behave or act. Obedience is compliance with commands given by an authority figure, we change our behaviour in situations where it is expected. When an authority figure asks us to do something, there is the explicit expectation that we will obey or face negative consequences. Asch was interested in how conformity is dealt with individuals who are placed into situations where a...
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