Food for Thought from 1962

February 21, 2012

In 1962, Solomon Asch of Swarthmore University conducted a series of experiments into social pressure and human conformity.

The following video shows the kind of results the ‘group think’ phenomenon is capable of producing:

It’s worth a look, and reminds us to keep our eyes open for when we  fall victim ourselves!

(It’s also very funny….enjoy!)

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One Response to “Food for Thought from 1962”

  1. It’s a phenomenon. It happens everyday 🙂

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