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1

what is meant by conformity?

behaviour of an individual/small group is influenced by a larger group, can be positive or negative

2

which are the 3 types of conformity?

compliance
identification
internalisation

3

define compliance

follow majority to be accepted in e group

4

example of compliance

say you like a book

5

identification

change behaviour to be member of a group
play a social role
depends on group presence

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example of identification

moving to uni

7

define internalisation

truly changing beliefs
doesn't depend on group presence

8

internalisation example

religion

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2 explanation of conformity

informational
normative

10

outline informational explanation of social influence

humans need confidence\to be right
if uncertain shape ideas and behaviour around others ( that seem reliable)

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outline normative explanation to social influence

humans want to be liked, change their behaviours