ASCH

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PROCEDURES

TESTED CONFORMITY TWO WHITE CARDS

ONE STANDRAD LINE - OTHER 3 COMPARISON LINES

ONE SAME 

PARTICIPANTS ASKED WHICH ONE WAS RIGHT

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FINDINGS

NAIVE WRONG 36%

OVERALL 25% DIDNT CONFORM

75% CONFORMED AT LEAST ONCE

CONFIRM AVOID REJECTION

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VARIATION - GROUP SIZE

3 PEOPLE CONFORM WRONG ANSWER ROSE 31.8%

ADDITION PEOPLE LITTLE DIFFERENCE 

SMALL MAJORITY NOT SUFFIENCT INFLUENCE 

NO NEED MAJORTY OTHER THAN 3

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UNANIMITY

PRESENCE NON CONFORIMG PERSON AFFECT

CONFEDERATE DISAGREE OTHERS SOMETIMES RIGHT

CONFROMITY REDUCED 

NAIVE PARTICIPANT MORE INDEPENDANT 

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DIFFICULTY

STIMULUS LINE & COMPARISON SIMILAIR 

CONFORMITY INCREASED 

ISI GREATER ROLE TASK HARDER 

SITUATION MORE AMBIGUOUS - LOOK OTHER PEOPLE 

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CHILD OF ITS TIME

PERRIN & SPENCER REPEAT STUDY ENGINGEERING STUDENTS 

ONE STUDENT IN 396 TRIALED

STUDENETS MORE CONFIDENT 

TIME OF ASCH WAS CONFORMIST AMERICA

LIMITATION ASH NOT CONSISTENT ACROSS TIME SO NOT FUNAMENTAL FEATURE HUMAN BEHAVIOUR 

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ARTIFICIAL SITUATION / TASK

PARTICIPANTS KNEW RESEARCH - SCREW / PLEASE YOU

TRIVIAL TASK - NO REASON NOT CONFORM 

FINDINGS CANT GENERALISE CONSEQUENCES CONFOR NOT IMPORTANT

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LIMITED APPLICATION FINDINGS

ONLY MEN TESTED - OTHER RESEARCH WOMEN CONFORM MORE

ALL MEN FROM US

CONFORM HIGHER OTHER CULTURES (CHINA) 

STUDY ONLY APPLY AMERICAN MEN 

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