Psychology - Milgram study (1963) - Procedures

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Procedure

  • The study took place in a lab at Yale university
  • 40 males were used in the study
  • They were between 20 to 50 years old.
  • They had many different variations in intelligence level and job and income so that they could be compared.
  • Milgram placed an advertisement in New Haven newspaper.
  • The experimenter, one was male, 31 years old who was dressed in a grey technicians coat. The other one was a mild-mannered and likeable 47 year old accountant, Mr Wallace.
  • The participant selection was rigged as the naive participant was always assigned to the teacher role and the accomplice was always assigned the learner role.
  • The learner was strapped in an 'electric

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