Milgram's study

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1. What did Milgram conclude?

  • We are socialised to disrespect authority figures
  • We are socialised to be neutral
  • We are socialised to recognise authority and to react with obedience
  • We are socialised to disobey
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2. What were the results?

  • Every participant continued to at least 300v. 26 (65%) went all the way to 450v
  • Only 2 participants went all the way to 450v
  • Every participant shocked all the way to 450v
  • No participants went past 350v

3. What is the aim of Milgram's study?

  • To see if participants would shock someone at least once
  • To see how obedient naive participants would be when ordered to shock someone
  • To see if partcipants would shock the researcher
  • To see if participants could figure out the experiment was a hoax

4. Which of the following is correct?

  • Many participants were psychologically damaged after the study
  • Many participants showed signs of stress during the study, such as sweating and trembling
  • Many participants physically harmed the researcher
  • Many participants dropped out of the study

5. What was the sample for Milgram's study?

  • 12 people
  • 40 people
  • 200 people
  • 35 people


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