Methodology Asch PY2

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In terms of reliability, Asch's study was...
STRONG- Scientific and so repeatable and consistent because conditions were controlled. E.g lines were alwasy the same as was the position of the pps.
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In terms of external validity Asch's study was...
WEAK- didn't paint true picture of confomrity- artificial lab conditions- artificial task- people typically wouldn't judge the lengths of line in day-to-day conditions.
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In terms of sampling, Asch's study was...
STRONG- large sample for an observation in controlled conditions(123) however, problematic- only male-only volunteers- only from 3 US colleges- so could not generalise their findings, but could be abenefit due to the time women lower status.
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In terms of data, Asch's study was...
STRONG- produced quantative data i.e 36.8 conformed allowing comparisons to be made between conditions (different group sizes)- Qualitative data based on interviews with the pps as to why they confromed- depth and detail.
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In terms of ethics, Asch's study was...
PROBLEMATIC-pps didn't give fully informed consent (pps told that the study was on visual judgement) (this did reduce demeand charachteistics)- some distressed due to social pressure.
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