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. What were the results?

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

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

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

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

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

5. Which of the following is correct?

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

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