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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Asch Conformity Experiment



Not only are we acculturated/hardwired to follow authority, many also have a strong need to conform.

1 comment:

Sought and Fought said...

I wonder if the partner had been placed in the fourth position while the other person was in the fifth position would he yield to the group because there were already three people against him even if the last person were to agree with him.