Milgram evaluation

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What did Orne and Holland argue in 1968?
This research lacks internal validity because participants did not believe the electric shocks were real
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What are demand characteristics?
A cue that makes participants unconsciously aware of the aims of a study or helps participants work out what the researcher expects to find
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What did Gina Perry (2012) do?
supported Orne and Holland's argument. She read up on the detailed archive by Milgram.
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What did Gina Perry find the follow up questionnaire say?
That participants were suspicious for reasons like the experimenter being so calm
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What did Jerry Burger do in 2012?
Replicated the study. Found that people were still willing to go to maximum voltage
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What did Jerry Burger's study give Milgram's study?
Temporal and Population validity
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Why does Milgram's study have ecological validity?
Because Milgram replicated the study in a run-down office building in Connecticut and got round about the same results
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Why does Milgram's study lack population validity?
Because the sample size was just men from New Haven - gosh.
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What is another word for temporal validity?
Historical validity
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Why is the fact that it's a controlled observation strengthen the study?
Because all participants are put under the same conditions
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How does the study have inter-rater reliability?
All people observing agreed on their observations
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