09 Dec PSYC 315 Social PsychologyWeek 4 DiscussionDQ1 Con
PSYC 315 Social PsychologyWeek 4 DiscussionDQ1 Conformity in Group LifeThe study of conformity involves why people are likely to change their behaviors or beliefs as a result of real or imagined group pressure. Your textbook describes three types of conformity. If your employer has a policy that employees must wear business attire when making a presentation to clients, which type of conformity is implied: compliance, obedience, or acceptance? What about the situation led you to your conclusion?DQ2 Doomsday CultsThis discussion references CO 7 which is specifically about cults and the social processes within them. The CO references new religious organizations called doomsday cults, though we may also touch on other new religious organizations that are not apocalyptic.Consider Jim Jones, Marshall Applewhite, and David Koresh. What characteristics do or did these doomsday cult leaders have in common?