What's conformity and why is it important?
What is an example of an early study conducted by Jenness(1932) to show people formed opinions
How was Jenness's research limited?
Who carried out an improvement of Jenness's research and why was it an improvement?
What did Sherif's (1935) experiment involve?
Why did Asch criticizes both Sherif and Jenness's research?
What did Asch aim to do?
What did Asch ask student volunteers to do?
What did the sample consist of?
How many confederates in each session and how was the seating arranged?
What was on the 2 large white cards that participants were shown and what were they expected to do?
How did the experiment start? How did it progress?
Why did Asch carry out variations of the experiment?
What were the variations of the experiment carried out by Asch?
Why were control trials conducted?
What happened when participants were faced with unanimous answers? What did Asch conclude from this?
What evidence suggests that people can resist pressure?
What was found about participant's consistency throughout the experiment and what did this suggests about individual personalities?
What was found when the size of the group was altered and what did Asch conclude about this?
What were the findings for the dissenting inaccurate partner and what conclusion was drawn from this?
What were the findings and conclusions for the partner who leaves?
Why was a lab experiment an advantage?
What was suggest about the reliability when Perrin and Spencer repeated it in the late 1970s?
How does the method lower internal validity and why is it not the best measuring tool?
What may the participants do that lowers internal validity?
What about the time period that the research was carried out in lowers the population validity?
How does the sample composition lower population validity?
How does the lab experiment lower ecological validity?
What are the ethical issues and how can they be overlooked?
What did Perrin and Spencer (1970) find?
How do Perrin and Spencer (1970) contradict Asch's research?
What did Smith and Bond (1988) find about collectivistic and individualistic countries?
How do Smith and Bond's (1988) findings develop Asch's research?
What did Latane and Darley (1968) find?
How do Latane and Darley's (1968) research support Asch?
What did Burger and Cooper (1979) find?
How do Burger and Cooper's (1979) research support Asch?