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Unformatted text preview: make-up and the effect of anonymous versus known participants within the groups. Results of this work seem to show that the group effect causes more inaccurate answers than a control group working the same questions individually. The authors indicate that their initial hypotheses are strongly supported by the results of this series of experiments. This experiment is based heavily in earlier work done with the Asch Situation as well as other studies of groups that the authors openly criticize. The presumption is that those studies were flawed and this one is not. However, I feel a different result may have been revealed with either fewer of the stooges incorrectly influencing the groups, or with more than one actual subject in each group. Submitted September 16, 2009...
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- Fall '09