Asch (1955) Opinions and Social Pressure - Context and Aims

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What was Jenness (1932) ask students to do?
guess how many beans there were in a jar.
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What then did the students do in Jenness study?
gave their individual estimates before and after discussion with others
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What did Jenness find?
indivudual estimates tended to converge in to the groups norm
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What did Sherif do?
asked pariticipents to guess which way the light was moving
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What did Sherif find?
The same as Jenness
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What did Asch aimed to find out?
if the effects of group pressures on individuals in UNABIGUOUS situations - wanted to see if people conformed with an obvious inncorect answers and if siz of majority or it's unanimity was ,ore important in determing conformity
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