Milgram's study of obedience

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1. What would the fact that the study took place at Yale University have to do with obedience according to Milgram?

  • That this had no relevance
  • The pps would have thought that such a prestigious university would not have allowed something unethical to occur
  • The pps would have wanted to continue as to help with university research
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2. Did Milgram gain informed consent?

  • Yes
  • No

3. Did Milgram debrief his pps?

  • Yes
  • No

4. How did Milgram describe the electric shocks to the pps?

  • That they would be extremely painful
  • That they were harmless
  • That they were painful but would cause no permanent tissue damage
  • That they weren't dangerous below 250 volts

5. What did the learner do at 120 volts?

  • Informed the experimenter that the shocks were getting increasingly painful
  • Started to grunt
  • Start screaming
  • Begged for the teacher to stop


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