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Asch conformity experiments

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Olivia Gurney

on 14 March 2013

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Asch conformity experiment The hypothesis of this experiment was to prove that social pressure of a group, can cause a person to conform and change their personal opinions and actions. Video Results Participants were not protected from psychological stress after
The Psychologist lied to the participants saying it was a visual test Ethical issues The variables Born in Poland on the 14th September 1907
Died 20th February 1996
was an american gestalt psychologist
was the creator of social psychology The oldest and most popular piece of social psychology research. http://theunboundedspirit.com/conformity-and-group-pressure-the-asch-experiments/Solomon Bibliography Solomon Asch Hypothesis http://www.simplypsychology.org/asch-conformity.html http://theunboundedspirit.com/conformity-and-group-pressure-the-asch-experiments/ http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=asch+conformity+experiment&source=images&cd=&docid=qaqeHqQpwYxTEM&tbnid=7vjo Demonstrates the social and personal conditions in which an individuals opinions and attitudes vary, because of a majority groups decision This experiment is today's social psychology Psychological perspective Social-culture perspective Independent variable Dependent Variable You tube
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“Solomon Asch, Wikipedia, viewed 12th March 2013 “


“The unbounded spirit, conformity and group pressure: The Asch experiment , viewed 11th March 2013 “

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“Dictionary.com, conform, viewed 11th March 2013”

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“Wikipedia, Asch conformity experiment, march 5th 2013 , viewed on 11th march 2013” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asch_conformity_experiments

“Psychology 2nd Australian and new Zealand edition, 2009, by John Wiley ,viewed 11th March 2013 “ 75% gave an in correct answer at least once 25% never gave incorrect response
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