Which of these key words means: "Following others because we want to be right" ?
What comes first in conformity; Public acceptance or Private acceptance?
Asch wanted to research social conformity because of the Holocaust?
Asch performed his experiment in an ambiguous situation
How many participants were there in Asch's experiment?
What kind of people participated in the experiment?
men with degree's
The participants were paid $10 for participating in the experiment
How many people were in each group?
How many people were actual participants and not confederates for Asch?
How many trials were there?
How many of the trials were "Critical Trials" ? (The confederates would give deliberately wrong answers)
In the control trial (where confederates gave the correct answer), what percentage of the time did the naive participants answer correctly?
Participants conformed to say the wrong answer 42% of the time
How many participants conformed on the final trial?
Asch's conclusion was that people will conform to group norms even when the answer is clearly wrong, and that conformity has a strong influence on our behaviour