M5 Discussion 2 – Social Psychology Principles
Social Psychology Principles
Consider the principles of social psychology as you discuss each of these two questions.
label example 1 and example 2
Describe an example of where you initially had a different view and then found yourself conforming to the opinions or desires of a social group to whom you belonged. What led to you conforming? What there a time you refused to go along with the collective group choice? If so what was the reaction from others abut your decision?
Describe an example of social facilitation where the presence of others positively affected or influenced your performance (or that of others), regarding a task or team effort. What do you think led to your improvement of your own performance? Now describe a time where the presence of others negatively affected or influenced your performance (or that of others) regarding a task or team effort. What do you think happened that led to this reduced effect?
Lilienfeld, S.O., Lynn, S.J., & Namy, L.L. (2018). Psychology: From inquiry to understanding (4th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson Education. is the text
Give an example of each