adjusting ones behavior or thinking to coincide with a group
copliaance with commands given by an authority
influence resulting from a persons desire to gain approval or avoide disapproval
influence resulting from ones willingness to accept other opinions about reality
conducted experiments on the topic of obedience to authority
objectification comes from being personally distanced for the subject
distance effect
someone who witnesses disobedience is more likely to disobey themselves
modeled defiance
when people are self directed they are more likely to take responsibility for their own actions
autonomous state
when people allow other to direct their actions they pass off reesponsibility for their actions.
agentic state
people will obey authority when they believe the authoitative figure will take responsibility for their actions.
agency theory
someone who takes place in the experiment (as an actor) along with the other participants
two conflicting views that cloud judgement