Milgram's Variation - presence of allies

HideShow resource information
What was the aim of the study?
To test whether rate of obedience is influenced by rebellious or obedience fellow particiapnts
1 of 8
How many participant were involved?
80
2 of 8
What were the two conditions?
Obedient and rebellious fellow participants
3 of 8
When did the rebellious stooges in condition 1 refuse to carry on shocking?
150v and 210v
4 of 8
What happened in condition 2?
2 obedient confederates – gave electric shock without protest – gave criticism when ppts expressed displeasure.
5 of 8
What were the results of condition 1?
15% gave full 450V – 50% stopped at 150V when 1st rebellious confederate stopped.
6 of 8
What were the results on condition 2?
72.5% gave full 450V
7 of 8
What do the results suggest?
Behaviour of fellow ppts influences rate of obedience – ppts had more confidence to go against authority when somebody did it first – more likely to be obedient when someone else is
8 of 8

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

How many participant were involved?

Back

80

Card 3

Front

What were the two conditions?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

When did the rebellious stooges in condition 1 refuse to carry on shocking?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What happened in condition 2?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Core studies resources »