On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Moore data set which pertains to Status, Authoritarianism, and Conformity. The Moore data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Moore data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Moore"). This will load the data into a variable called Moore. If R says the Moore data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("car") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Moore R data set. The size of this file is about 927 bytes.
Status, Authoritarianism, and Conformity
Moore data frame has 45 rows and 4 columns. The data are for subjects in a social-psychological experiment, who were faced with manipulated disagreement from a partner of either of low or high status. The subjects could either conform to the partner's judgment or stick with their own judgment.
This data frame contains the following columns:
Partner's status. A factor with levels:
Number of conforming responses in 40 critical trials.
F-Scale Categorized. A factor with levels (note levels out of order):
Authoritarianism: F-Scale score.
Moore, J. C., Jr. and Krupat, E. (1971) Relationship between source status, authoritarianism and conformity in a social setting. Sociometry 34, 122–134.
Personal communication from J. Moore, Department of Sociology, York University.
Fox, J. (2008) Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition. Sage.
Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.