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- Zimbardo et al - Asch - Milgram
Emily Hargreaves
Quiz by Emily Hargreaves, updated more than 1 year ago
Emily Hargreaves
Created by Emily Hargreaves about 8 years ago
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Question 1

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What was the sample in Asch's Conformity study (1951)?
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  • 123 male undergraduates in the US
  • 24 male college students in the US
  • 40 male volunteers aged 20-40
  • 22 female nurses

Question 2

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What was the percentage conformity of participants in Asch's study?
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  • 63%
  • 40%
  • 37%
  • 25%

Question 3

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When the naive participant gave written answers percentage conformity was reduced to 25%
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Asch used other different variations in his study. in the baseline study, percentage conformity was [blank_start]37%[blank_end]. One of the variations was the naive participant giving written answers. This reduced conformity to [blank_start]25%[blank_end]. Another variation was [blank_start]social support[blank_end] where 5% of the participants conformed. The third variation was using a smaller group size. In this variation, [blank_start]32%[blank_end] of the participants conformed.
Answer
  • 37%
  • 35%
  • 26%
  • 33%
  • 25%
  • 20%
  • social support
  • another naive participant
  • the naive participant answering first
  • 32%
  • 29%
  • 30%

Question 5

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Select one or more of the following which applies to the procedure in Zimbardo et al's Stanford Prison experiment.
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  • A newspaper advert advertised for 'male college students needed for psychological study on prison life, paid $15 a day for 1-2 weeks'
  • The study was a field experiment which took part in 22 hospital wards.
  • The participants were placed in groups of 1 naive participant and 6-8 confederates
  • All 123 participants were white, middle class, male and healthy.
  • All 24 participants were white, middle class, male and healthy.
  • The respondents were asked to complete a questionnaire on family background, physical and mental health, prior experience, attitudinal tendencies etc.

Question 6

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Zimbardo's study agreed with the dispositional hypothesis.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Put the following stages of procedure for Milgram's electric study into the correct order. [blank_start]2.[blank_end] Participants were introduced to "Mr Wallace" a fellow participant (actually an actor working for Milgram.) [blank_start]3.[blank_end] Participants were always the teacher, "Mr Wallace" was always the learner. [blank_start]1.[blank_end] The participants were told they would either be a teacher or a learner. [blank_start]5.[blank_end] Every time "Mr Wallace" made a mistake, 'The Experimenter' ordered the participant to give him an electric shock. [blank_start]4.[blank_end] Participants saw "Mr Wallace" strapped into a chair, he was then asked to complete a memory task.
Answer
  • 2.
  • 3.
  • 1.
  • 5.
  • 4.

Question 8

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All 40 participants gave ''Mr Wallace'' a shock of 300 volts (labelled "DANGER! Severe shock".)
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What percentage of participants had gone on to give fatal shocks?
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  • 52%
  • 48%
  • 65%
  • 60%

Question 10

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Label the bar chart with the different variations of Milgram's study
Answer
  • Baseline study at Yale University
  • Change of location to a run down office
  • Teacher and learner in same room
  • Teacher forces learner's hand onto plate
  • Experimenter gave orders by phone.
  • Experimenter played by member of public.
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