Obedience

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Denial of Reponsibity
Blaming actions on a higher authority than accepting blame one self.
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Defiance
Resisting orders or commands from people in authority.
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Obedience
Following orders given by another person.
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Milgram
Participants ordered to give shocks to learner and given prompts if resisting. 65% obeyed and delivered 450v shock (possibly lethal)
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Holfing et al
22 staff nurses asked to give 20mg of Astrofen to patient by random doctor (max dose 10mg). 21 out of 22 nurses obeyed.
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Authority
A level of status or power.
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Authoritarian personality
Great supporters of obedience. More likely to be obedient, also expect those of lower social status to obey them.
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Origins of authoritarian personality
From childhood, by strict and harsh parents.
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Theory of dispositional factors
Obedience is more to do with personality. Authoriarian personality prone to obedience.
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Obediance
Some Cats Provide Cuddles
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Application of research into obedience
Inmates are segregated. Prison guards wear uniform to segregate themselfes from the prisoners. Prison guards ahve the power to punish - deterem
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Resisting orders or commands from people in authority.

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Defiance

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Following orders given by another person.

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Participants ordered to give shocks to learner and given prompts if resisting. 65% obeyed and delivered 450v shock (possibly lethal)

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22 staff nurses asked to give 20mg of Astrofen to patient by random doctor (max dose 10mg). 21 out of 22 nurses obeyed.

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