Milgram Alternative Evidence

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Sheridan and King found similar levels of obedience using real shocks. A small puppy was used as the 'victim' to whom real electric shocks of increasing severity were administered. Even though the puppy was in the same room and could be seen yelping, 75% of participants delivered the maximum shock. Women obeyed more than men. This supports Milgram's research as he found similar high levels of obedience in his study (100% administered 300 volts.)

Burger partially replicated Milgram's study, but did not allow participants to continue over 150 volts, once they had shown willingness to do so. He found that 70% were willing, even if it would harm another person. This partly supports Milgram as a…


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