Milgram's study

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1. What did Milgram conclude?

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

  • They separate
  • Both men are shown the equipment then they separate into two rooms
  • They sit in the same room to begin
  • Naive participant is shown the equipment

3. How were the roles (teacher and learner) given out?

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

4. How was obedience measured?

  • 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 hesitated to shock the learner
  • By how many times the teacher refused to obey

5. 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

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