Asch Findings and Conclusions PY2

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What was the percentage of pps that conformed to the incorrect answer when judging lines?
36.8% of the critical trials
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In normal circumstances, (without a misleading majority) what was the percentage of mistakes?
less than 1%
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What percentage of people never conformed?
around 25%
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What did Asch find about the consistency of the pps answers?
If they started independent they continued to answer independently and vice versa
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What did Asch find when he lowered the number of confederates?
1 confederate= pps never conformed after this the percentages increase 2=13.6% 3=31.8%
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What happened if the pp had an ally who also didn't conform?
The conformity majority declined
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What did Asch find about the consistency of the pps answers?

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