Milgram

Study on obedience 

Milgram 1963 

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  • Created on: 15-04-14 21:36
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  • Milgram '63
    • Aim
      • establish a baseline measure of how obedient naive participants are when giving electric shocks to innocent victims
    • Procedure
      • 40 volunteers
      • newspaper ad offering $4.00
      • participant shocks learner for a wrong answer
      • 'learner' scripted to complain of heart problems and goes silent at 315v
    • Results
      • 100% to 300v
      • 65% to 450v
    • Conclusion
      • once started to obey harder to stop
      • social setting is a powerful determinant of behaviour
    • Evaluation

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