Culture and conformity: A meta-analysis of studies using Asch's (1952b, 1956) line judgment task.

  title={Culture and conformity: A meta-analysis of studies using Asch's (1952b, 1956) line judgment task.},
  author={Rod Bond and Peter B. Smith},
  journal={Psychological Bulletin},
A meta-analysis of conformity studies using an Asch-type line judgment task (1952b, 1956) was conducted to investigate whether the level of conformity has changed over time and whether it is related crogs-culturally to individualism-collectivism. The fiterature search produced 133 studies drawn from 17 countries. An analysis of U.S. studies found that conformity has declined since the 1950s. Results from 3 surveys were used to assess a country's individualism-collectivism, and for each survey… 

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