Asch Procedures PY2

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What was Asch's research method?
Observation under controlled conditions
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What was Asch's sampling method?
123 naive pps, all men, 3 US colleges, volunteer sample
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How many pps in each trial? How many confederates?
1 naive pp, 7-9 confederates
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Where was each pp placed in the row of confederates? Why?
2nd from last, to hear all other confederates first.
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How long was each line they showed the pps?
3/4-1"3/4
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What did they do once they saw the lines?
Match the standard line to the other three and shout there answer out loud.
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How many trials and critical trials were there?
18 trials altogether and 12 critical trials per group. All confederates all called the same wrong answer.
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What was the first variation he introduced?
Varied confederate size from 1-15
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What was the second variation he introduced?
Allowed one confederate to always answer truthfully
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What was the third variation he introduced?
A pp who gave wrong, but different answers to the other confederates
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Why did he interview the pps?
To ask why they conformed
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How did Asch address some ethical issues?
Debriefed pps explaining the true purpose of the research
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