Asch's line study (AO1)

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  • Asch's Line Study (AO1)
    • Aim: Asch wanted to see if people would conform to the majority even when the answer was obvious
    • Procedure: 5-7 participants per group. Presented with a line and 3 comparison lines
    • In each group there was only 1 participant and the rest were confederates
    • Results: 75% of PPs conformed at least once, 32% on all
  • Had to say aloud which comparison line matched the line they had been given
  • Confederates were told to give the wrong answer on 12 of 18 trials


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