aims and context of asch

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DEFINE CONFORMITY
conformity-social pressure- defined as altering your beliefs to match majority
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why did asch think conformity was important ?
he thought it was necessary for society to function
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who investigated conformity first?
JENNESS 1933- ambiguous situation estimate beans in jar
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who investigated it after, how was it an improvement of jenness?
sherrif 1936 investigated it after, claimed to be and improvement as they did not ask for a group estimate
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what was aschs main aim
his main aim was to investigate conformity in an UNAMBIGUOUS SITUATION
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define unambiguous
a situation with a clear answer
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