Obedience

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Describe Milgrams study...
Participants gave fake electric shocks to a 'learner' in obedience to instructions from the experiment. 65% gave highest shock of 450v, 100% gave shocks up to 300v, Many showed signs of anxiety.
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Limitations of Milgrams study
Low internal validity, lacks population validity
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3 types of situational variables...
proximity, location, uniform
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What is Agentic state?
acting as agent of another
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What is autonomous state?
Free to act according to conscience.
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What are binding factors?
Allow individuals to ignore the damaging effects of their obedient behaviour.
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what is an authoritarian personality?
Someone with extreme respect for authority
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