Asch Evaluation of research, with reference to alternative Evidence

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Asch's research is supported by Sherif as alternative evidence, describe Sherif's study.
(1936) Pps changed their opinion on how far the light moved in the dark once they had spoken to a group. They reached a common estimate.
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Why does it support Asch? (example from Asch's study in relation to Sherif)
Asch found that pps altered their opinions on the length of the line based on the judgements of the rest of the group- social pressure
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Between Sherif and Asch, who had a better experiment and why?
Asch was an improvement as it was an unambiguous task so it was a fairer test.
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Asch's research is supported by Jenness as alternative evidence, describe Jenness' study.
Pps gave an individual estimate of the amount of beans in a jar and but then changed their estimate once put into groups
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Which study is stronger, Jenness' or Asch's?
Asch's is stronger as Asch didn't ask for his pps to form a group estimate meaning that Asch had fewer demand characteristics.
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Which study Challeneges Ash? Describe it.
Perrin and Spencer (1980)- Did a replication of Asch's study and found that only one student conformed throught 396 trials on british pps.
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Which study is stronger, Perrin and Spencer or Asch?
P+S suggested Asch's findings were a "child of their time" (lack historical validity). However, P+S only used 22 science students used.
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