Evaluation of Meeus and Raaijmakers' Obedience Study [12 marks]

Mind map for the description and evaluation of Meeus and Raaijmakers' study following Milgram's Obedience Study.

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  • Evaluate Meeus and Raaijmakers' Study [12 marks]
    • Evaluation
      • Generalisability
        • High
          • Good representative sample
      • Reliability
        • High
          • Standardised procedure
          • Was repeated
      • Application
        • High
          • Military, organised groups, court
      • Validity
        • Experimental
          • Low
            • Several not sure/did not believe real
        • Ecological
          • Low
            • Affected by circumstance
        • Construct
          • High
            • Based off of Milgram's
      • Ethics
        • More so than Milgram
          • Ethical
            • Consent
            • Competence
            • Debrief
          • Unethical
            • Right to withdraw effectively removed
            • Decieved pps
    • Description
      • Aim
        • Use more modern punishment
        • 'Correct' Milgram's
      • Procedure
        • Scripted - responses and stress remarks
        • Told need to apply pressure to job applicant - ask Qs with stress remarks given for wrong answers
        • Seperate rooms - communicate over speaker
        • Adverstised for pps, several papers, men and women
        • Applicant fail test due to stress remarks
      • Results
        • 92% to end
        • Some but limited moral strain
      • Conculsion
        • Will obey LA
        • More likely if not physical
          • less immediate impact
          • More 'common' or 'accepted'

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