You can directly support crash course at subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing also, if y. Cultures get people to want to conform the japanese have a saying, “the nail that sticks up gets hammered down” in other words, act like other people, don’t show off, or else. The führer myth how hitler won over the german people according to the official figures, over a sixth of voters defied the intense pressure to conform and did not vote yes in some big. In order to obey authority, the obeying person has to accept that it is legitimate (ie rightful, legal) for the command to be made of them obedience is a form of social influence where an individual acts in response to a direct order from another individual, who is usually an authority figure. The strength of desire to conform is a personality trait whereby some people will try to conform to whatever group they are in at the time, whilst other 'non-conformists' will go in the other direction, deliberately asserting their individuality by rejecting all but a very few sets of norms.
What is conformity and why do people conform conformity is a kind of social influence that entails a change of behaviors, attitudes and beliefs to be perceived as normal in the society or social group. People conform for lots of reasons, but there's one really important one: conforming makes things easier if everyone else is doing something, that thing will generally tend to be a sane thing to do most of the time. The question now is how do cults use this trait to make people more committed to their group since it seems that the majority of people like to follow others it seems reasonable that cults give people a direction and focus that might not otherwise be there.
Explanations of why people obey why did participants obey in milgram’s experiment slideshare explore search you explanations of obedience 1 we know why people conform and obey- now we need to work outwhy do some people remain independent and resist conformity and obediencein pairs/threes discuss this and write some answers. To what extent would people obey the dictates of the situation and ignore their own misgivings about what they were doing the experimental situation into which people were put was initially straightforward. Understanding of why people obey or disobey the law is therefore of interest to both legal authorities and their critics the first the instrumental and normative ter- spectives on why_pgpple follow the law the instrumental perspective on the. What causes us to obey to authority figures such as police, teachers and politicians and why do people conform to social norms a number of psychologists have tries to explain obedience and social influence, and in this section of psychologist world we look at studies, theories and explanations of the influences we succumb to in every day life. These are some of the reasons why most people, most of the time, conform to social norms conclusion there is considerable pressure to conform to social roles social roles provide an example of social influence in general and conformity in particular most of us, most of the time, conform to the guidelines provided by the roles we perform.
Examines why people obey or disobey it legal authorities know that the key to their effectiveness is their ability to make laws and decisions that will be followed by the public, so they try to act in ways. The causes of conformity among individuals have long been debated and researched in recent decades the research examined for this piece fits the categories of a model proposed to explain the five main motivational reasons to conform: the desire to be correct, the desire to be socially accepted and. Social psychology looks at how people influence and are influenced by others how the members of a group influence an individual is an important part of social psychology research. You put the glasses on to receive a constant stream of messages to obey, consume, conform, etc billboards and signs can now be superimposed to say whatever message big brother wants you to see. We did not need milgram's research to inform us that people have a propensity to obey authority what it did enlighten us about is the surprising strength of that tendency-that many people are willing to obey destructive orders that conflict with their moral principles and commit acts which they would not carry out on their own initiative.
Understand the two primary reasons why people often conform to perceived norms in many situations, obedience is a good thing we are taught at an early age to obey parents, teachers, and police officers it’s also important to follow instructions from judges, firefighters, and lifeguards the perception of what most people do in a. Once a particular way of doing things is established as a norm, people will start conforming to it as it give the impression of being the ‘right’ thing to do it was observed that when a wall is situated between the teacher and student, they are more inclined to obey next, it was also observed that authority magnifies level of. With reference to psychological research, discuss the view that people will not always conform to others in group situations (12 marks) resisting pressure to ‘obey.
Psychology 1100 final (social psychology) study play social psychology study of causes and consequences of sociality most people will obey an authority figure because of normative pressure c a minority of people have underlying sadistic tendencies why do people usually conform to the behavior of others a it is a biological. Why people accept social influence there are a number of reasons why people allow social influences to affect their thoughts and behavior one reason is that we often conform to the norms of a group to gain acceptance of its members.
When answering the question as to why people conform, martin g n et al (2007) says that there are different ways for making people publicly comply and different ways in which people privately. Conformity & obedience unit 3 social psychology we use your linkedin profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. Not only did asch's experiment teach us a great deal about the power of conformity, it also inspired a whole host of additional research on how people conform and obey, including milgram's infamous obedience experiments. However, there are social reasons why people conform as well many people value being accepted, and conforming to an extent is helpful in addition, most people have a natural aversion to conflicts.