Milgram

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  • Milgram
    • 1963
    • lab experiment
    • pp= 'teacher'
    • confederate= 'learner'
    • pp in a room
      • set of electric shock controls
      • experimenter
        • to tell pp to continue
    • pp asked confederate questions
      • confederate in another room
      • radio communication
      • confederate= voice recording not really there
    • confederate= wrong --> electric shock
      • pp administered shocks
    • incraments of 15V to 450V to shock with
    • pp assessed on how many V they administered
    • 100%= 300V
    • strength
      • can be replicated easily
    • weakness
      • ethical issues
      • socially sensitive
      • lack of internal validity
      • lack of ecological validity
    • variations
      • run-down office environment
        • decreased obedience
      • presence of victim
        • decreased conformity
      • presence of an ally
        • decreased conformity
      • presence of authority figure
        • increased conformity

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