Conformity and Obedience

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Conformity

The tendency to act and think like the people around us

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Why conform?

Normative influence (people go along with crowd because they're concerned with what people think of them)

Informational influence (people go along with crowd because the actions of others often provide information as to what is socially appropriate)

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Obedience

An individuals compliance when given an order or command from someone in a position of authority

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Criticisms of Milgrim's study

Generalizable? Ethical?