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Social Conformity Effect Lasts Three Days — PsyBlog

Social Conformity Effect Lasts Three Days — PsyBlog | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

rticlPeople will deny their own senses to fit with others, but the effect fades with time.

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Three days is pretty definitive so this report will need to be verified but perhaps it is confirming the importance of occasionally going on holiday - to get away from the conformity of the workplace! 

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Conform to the Norm — PsyBlog

Conform to the Norm — PsyBlog | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Asch’s study shows that many of us will deny our own senses just to conform with others.
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Monkey See, Monkey Do: The Power of Conformity « mind, the ...

This, however, is no more than an illusion; everyday we are influenced by what others think and do, looking for clues on how to behave in ambiguous situations or changing our behavior in order it to be tuned to how others behave.
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Shawn Ramsay's comment, March 3, 2013 1:24 PM
What we naturally feel is okay may sometimes differ from what the world says. However, the power of conformity oftentimes convinces us to believe the world rather than our own selves, stripping us of our identity