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1

What is conformity?

Yielding to group pressure

2

Who created the three types of conformity?

Kelman

3

What is compliance?

Publicly but not privately going along with majority influence to gain approval (Weakest)

4

Give an example of compliance

Claiming to support a football team you don't like to be accepted by those who do like it

5

What is identification?

Public and private acceptance of majority influence in order to gain group acceptance but is temporary and stops when outside the group

6

What is internalisation?

Public and private acceptance of majority influence through adoption of the majority group's beliefs (Strongest)

7

Give an example of identification

Joining the army and adopting the behaviour and beliefs of fellow soldiers, but these are not continued on return to civilian life

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Give an example of internalisation

Converting to Buddhism and continuing this lifestyle without the presence or influence of the group