Sherif and the Autokinetic effect

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What were the two conditions of Sherif's experiment?
One condition: one lone first trail then three group, next condition: three group trials then one lone
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How did condition one's answers change?
The subsequent group trials produced a convergence towards group norm.
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How did condition two's answers change?
The group norm persisted in the final lone trial.
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What are the problems with this experiment?
Not truly a conformity experiment. Needs Confederates.
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How did Jacob and Cambell's (1961) experiment differ?
Used confederates who were slowly replaced with naive participants through the course of study until only naive participants remained.
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What were results of Jacob and Cambell experiment?
Majority had a significant effect, even after they had been removed from situation.
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