Why People Obey

HideShow resource information

Why People Obey

The Role of Buffers

  • The teacher was 'buffered from seeing the learner as they were in spearate rooms.
  • When the buffering effect was reduced so was the obedience level.

Agentic Shift

  • Milgram argued that we shift back and forth between an 'agentic state' and an 'autonomous state' when we enter a hierarchy of authority
  • Agentic State- where a person sees


No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all resources »