Conformity increased under which of the following conditions in Asch's studies of conformity?
All of these conditions increased conformity.
A culture that promotes individualism is most likely to encourage
Professor Wang is a member of the faculty committee on academic standards. Other committee members want to begin accepting students with below-average grades. Professor Wang personally disagrees, but he will probably vote in favor of their plan if
the other committee members are all in favor of the plan.
Naseeb disagrees with his classmates on an issue. During a class discussion of the issue, Naseeb is MOST likely to conform to his classmates' opinion if he
believes the rest of the class is unanimous in their position.
Which of the following comments is most likely to be made by the leader of a group characterized by groupthink?
“We have been united on matters in the past and I hope that will continue.”
Which of the following comments is most likely to be made in a group characterized by groupthink?
“We all seem to be in basic agreement, so there's no sense in continuing our discussion of this issue.”