Unit 8.1 DB: Do I conform?
In Asch’s study referenced above, answer the following questions:
- How is the principle of conformity examined?
- When and why do you think the subject in the experiment began to “second guess” himself?
- What are some of the circumstances in the experiment which contribute to “conformity”?
- Why do you think some participants would be more likely to conform than others?
- There are many reasons why people conform. Were you ever in a situation where you had to conform? Why did you feel the need to conform?
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