Obedience

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Authority Figures
Boss, Police, Medical, Parents, Fireman, Teachers
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Denial Of Responsibilty
Blaming actions on higher authority rather than accepting blame oneself
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Hofling et al.
22 staff Nurses on night duty, recieve a phone call from Dr.Smith (Unknown) asking the nurse to give 20mg of Astrofen to a paitent. (Max dos 10mg), and see who would obey. 21 out of 22 nurses obeyed. Astrofen is harmless (placebo affect)
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Milgram
40 male volunteers from the public, study on punishment and memory (aactually on obedience), If the learner got an incorrect answer the teacher would shock them 15volts to 450volts leathal shock. 100% went to 300volts 65% went to 450volts
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Prejudice
Judging someone on their gender, age, sex, apperance and religious groups etc...
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Situational Factors of Obedience
Setting, Culture, Power, Consensus, accronim - Some Cats Prefer Cuddles
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Setting
The physical enviroment in which something takes place. People are more likely yo obey if they are in a formal setting: school, hospital etc...
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Culture
A way of life made up of a set of rules, standards and expectations. People may be more obedient in certain cultures: Italy - 80%, Australia - 68%, Austria - 85%
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Power
People more likely to obey someone in a position of authority. With authority comes the power to punish
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Consensus
When everybody agrees on something, if someone obeys everyone will obey and vis versa, we are all more likely to obey when someone else obeys.
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Dispositional Factors
factors associated with an individuals personality
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Adorno et al.
claimed that people's personality's are prone to obedience
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Authoritarian Personality
People with and authoritarian personality are due to childhood e.g. brought up with strict, harsh parents
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Bickman
Proves that people need to obey to people in a uniform. they are known to have more power.
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Card 2

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Blaming actions on higher authority rather than accepting blame oneself

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Denial Of Responsibilty

Card 3

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22 staff Nurses on night duty, recieve a phone call from Dr.Smith (Unknown) asking the nurse to give 20mg of Astrofen to a paitent. (Max dos 10mg), and see who would obey. 21 out of 22 nurses obeyed. Astrofen is harmless (placebo affect)

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Card 4

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40 male volunteers from the public, study on punishment and memory (aactually on obedience), If the learner got an incorrect answer the teacher would shock them 15volts to 450volts leathal shock. 100% went to 300volts 65% went to 450volts

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Card 5

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Judging someone on their gender, age, sex, apperance and religious groups etc...

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