why do people do evil things? (1st point) 1) Norms of sloidarity expect conformity
It teaches us that we are inclined to obey people who are in authority. These experiments we’re volutary, they could leave at ay time but they didnt
Bureaucracy by Max Weber
A social group... SLIDE
Primary groups put more pressure to conform than Seconadary group.
6 grad students and 1 experimental student.
Showed the men a card with one vertical line
and second card has 3 different lengths of lines
They were asked which had the same lenght as card one. Grad students 1-6 said line one or 3 and the experien guy said 1 or 3. This is the
Coorelation is coming for the test:
Factors associated with people conforming to group norms
The likelyhood of people confriming this increases as group size increases. If a group increases till 4 and then it levels off.
More cohesive groups( groups with shared values) tend to produce more conformity than lecture halls do
Social status of individuals increases the likelyhood of conformity. People who are discriminated against conform more than those wheo have higher statues
We have societys are highly individualistic and more collective where you give up for the group.
The likelyhood of conformity is higher in collevtive societies
The apperence of uninimity ( if there is one person who doesnt agree it increases the chance that others will descent)
The lower level of uninimity the higher the level of conformity
This pressure to conform is destructive too and is called Group think: is the tendency to conform to group norms despite individual misgivings
1964 Queens New York. BYSTANDER APATHY:
is the tendency of witnesses not to get involved in wrongdoing. As the number of bystanders increases, the likelyhood of any one bystander helping decreases because the greater the number of bystanders, the less respondsibility any one individual feels
Ingroup and out group members....