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The line study conducted by Asch is a prime example of what process?
Lulu has never been to the United States and is unsure what behavior is socially appropriate in certain situations. As a result, she conforms by going along with the crowd in order to understand the norm. Which of the following terms BEST describes this example?
When people are worried about what others think of them and decide to go along with the crowd is known as what?
What do we rely on in situations in which there are no clear societal norms?
The tendency to act like those around us and be influenced by what they do is called?
Which factor decreased the rates of obedience in studies conducted by Milgram?
Seeing other participants refusing to press the shock levers.
When the instructions to continue came from another participant.
When the person being shocked was in the same room as the participant.
Milgram's obedience study demonstrated what factor in participants willing to shock others to an extreme level?
Following orders from an authority figure
Obedience, even when it is destructive, is more likely when:
the consequences are remote.
an authority figure is giving the command.
there is ambiguity in the situation.
Hammond has just started working at a new job stacking items at the supermarket. He notices that most of his colleagues do stretching exercises before they begin their shift. To fit in with the others and to avoid any disapproval, Hammond also begins to do the stretching exercises. Which of the following concepts explains Hammond's behavior?
______ is the tendency to change one's attitude or behavior to match a perceived social norm.
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