The aim was to see if people would conform in an ambiguous line judgement task.
METHOD: All male, 5 confederates and 1 real participant (didn't know he was the only participant). Was asked to match a line with another line in terms of its appearance, 12 critical trials.
FINDINGS: 37% conformed in the critical trials, and 17% conformed at least once.
CONCLUSION: P's conformed because they wanted to be accepted by the…