Essays Tagged: "Muzafer Sherif"

Group Norms.

vately, in displaying their attitudes (On Being Loud and Proud, 2003).These studies correspond with Muzafer Sherif's (1935, 1937) studies of normformation (Myers & Spencer, 2004). Sherif found tha ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Discuss the social psychology research that explains conformity in social groups

er pressure.There are also studies to illustrate informational influence. One such study is that of Sherif (1935) (as cited in Gross, Richard, 1996 and Hogg, Michael A. and Vaughan, Graham M. 2002) wh ... to an agreed group estimate even though they were not told that they had to agree with each other. Sherif then asked the participants for individual estimates again. These estimates, instead of refle ...

(5 pages) 345 1 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Discuss theories and/or research relating to why individuals conform.

t, just to gain acceptance but inside that person still disapproves. (Haralambos, 2002)Psychologist Muzafer Sherif (1935) was one of the first to conduct a laboratory-based experiment to investigate t ... t the light it can appear to move but this is due to small saccadic eye movement. (M Eysenck, 2000) Muzafer Sherif used two sets of participants to conduct his experiment in different conditions. The ...

(10 pages) 237 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology