Social Influence: Conformity and Group Dynamics

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What is the definition of acceptance in the context of conformity?

Conformity that involves publicly acting in accord with an implied or explicit request while privately disagreeing.

Which term refers to conformity that involves both acting and believing in accord with social pressure?

Acceptance

What is the difference between compliance and obedience?

Compliance involves publicly acting in accord with an implied request, while obedience involves acting in accord with a direct order.

What is the definition of conformity?

A change in behavior or belief as the result of real or imagined group pressure.

In which cultural context does the word 'conformity' carry a negative connotation?

Western individualistic cultures

What is one example of when conformity is considered bad according to the text?

When it leads someone to join in racist behavior

Which term is used in the text to describe the change in behavior or belief to accord with others?

Compliance

In the text, what is the term for conforming to an expectation or a request without really believing in what you are doing?

Compliance

What term is used for complying with a direct command?

Obedience

What is the overall term for acting differently due to the influence of others?

Conformity

In the text, which term is used to describe genuinely believing in what the group has persuaded you to do?

Acceptance

What term in the text describes acting or thinking differently from the way you would act and think if you were alone?

Conformity

What is the term for conforming to an expectation or a request without really believing in it?

Conformity

In the text, which term refers to acting differently due to the influence of others?

Conformity

In the context of the text, what term is used for acting or thinking differently from the way you would act and think if you were alone?

Conformity

In the text, which term is used for conforming to an expectation or a request without really believing in what you are doing?

Compliance

Test your understanding of social influence and conformity. Explore the factors that influence conformity, individual resistance to group pressure, and the different forms of social influence such as compliance, obedience, and acceptance.

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