Milgram's Obedience Experiment

questions about the main procedures and findings

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  • Created on: 06-04-12 13:44
how did Milgram recruit his participants?
local newspaper advert
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how many participants did Milgram recruit?
40 male participants
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what is obedience?
a change in behaviour because we have been directed to do so, even though we would not choose to behave in the way we are directed
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how much did Milgram pay the participants in his study?
$4.50
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where did Milgram's experiment take place?
yale university
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the participants were not told the true nature of the study, what were they told the study was about?
memory and learning
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on the shock generator, the electric shocks increased by how much each tim the 'learner' got a question wrong?
15v
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what was the highest voltage that could be administered by the 'teacher'?
450v
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what percentage of people administered shock 300v?
100%
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what percentage of people administered the maximum shock of 450v?
65%
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what was Milgram's main conclusion drawn from his research?
his participants showed high levels of obedience even when asked to act in an inhumane manner
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if you need any extra help on Milgram, please see my social influence powerpoint for information on the study
yes
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