Social Influence in Context

Social Influence in Context.

Social Influence in Context

[WLOs: 1, 2, 3] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

This assignment is based on the cultural artifact you selected in Week 1 of the course. Last week, you analyzed the cultural artifact through the lens of social thinking. This week, you will consider it from the perspective of social influence. Although not a comprehensive list, the following concepts may be appropriate to consider: normative influence, informational influence, predictors of conformity, persuasion, obedience, social norms, group processes, and so on.

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapter 4 and Chapter 5 of the textbook.

In your paper,

  • Assess the artifact for relevant social influence principles.
  • Describe social psychological theory and research that explains these principles.
    • Refer to your textbook to discern applicable theory and research, and seek outside sources to supplement your understanding of relevant concepts.
  • Relate these principles to your own unique experiences, considering personal and social identities as well as cultural context.

The Social Influence in Context assignment

Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the Writing Center for specifications.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Social Influence in Context

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