Milgram's study

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1. When the experiment began, what happened?

  • The teacher shocks the learner at each correct answer
  • The teacher shocks the learner. The learner is quiet throughout
  • The teacher shocks the learner at each wrong answer. The learner frequently complains of pain
  • The researcher shocks the learner whilst the teacher reads the word list
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2. How were the roles (teacher and learner) given out?

  • Through a rigged draw which always assigned the naive participant role of teacher
  • The researcher decided
  • Through a rigged draw which always assigned the naive participant role of learner
  • Through a draw

3. How was obedience measured?

  • By how many times the teacher hesitated to shock the learner
  • By how many times the researcher had to encourage the teacher to continue
  • By how far up the generator the teacher went
  • By how many times the teacher refused to obey

4. How were the participants selected?

  • Random
  • Stratified
  • Volunteering via a newspaper advert
  • Opportunity; Milgram selected whoever was near the lab

5. 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

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