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What is Internalisation

Changes in private and public opinions/behaviour, where the individual accepts the groups norms

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How Long does Internalisation last

Far-reaching and permanent. Persists even in the absence of other group members

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What is Identification

Changes in public opinions/behaviour. However the person may not privately agree with the group

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When does Identification occur

When you identify with a group (want to be a part of)

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What is compliance

Superficial type of conformity where the individual 'goes along with others' in public, but privately disagrees with it

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How long does compliance last

Behaviour lasts only as long as the group is monitoring the individual

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Define Informational social influence (ISI)

When an individual agrees with the opinion of the majority because you believe it to be correct

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When is Informational social influence most likely to occur (ISI)

In situations that or new to a person, or where there is some ambiguity

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Define Normative social influence (NSI)

When an individual agrees with the opinion of of the majority because you want to be accepted/gain social approval

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When is Normative social influence most likely to occur (NSI)

Stressful situations , with strangers or with people you know

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How does social support help an individual to resist social influence

The presence of people who resist conformity can act as 'models' to display resistance to social influence is possible

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Define Resistance to social influence

The ability of an individual to withstand social pressure to conform to the majority

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What two factors affect resistance to social influence

Situational and dispositional factors (Internal factors)

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What two factors affect resistance to social influence

Situational and dispositional factors (Internal factors)

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What is an internal locus of control

The belief that that they are mostly responsible for what happens to them

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What is an external locus of control

The belief that it is mainly a matter of luck and other outside forces which determines what happens