Milgram's study

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1. What were the results?

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

  • We are socialised to disrespect authority figures
  • We are socialised to recognise authority and to react with obedience
  • We are socialised to disobey
  • We are socialised to be neutral

3. When the experiment began, what happened?

  • The researcher shocks the learner whilst the teacher reads the word list
  • The teacher shocks the learner at each correct answer
  • The teacher shocks the learner at each wrong answer. The learner frequently complains of pain
  • The teacher shocks the learner. The learner is quiet throughout

4. Which of the following is correct?

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

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

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


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