Milgram Obedience Procedures

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How many males took part in Milgram's study?
40
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How old were the males?
20-50 years old
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How many females took part in Milgram's study?
0
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What sampling method did Milgram use?
Volenteer sampling/Self-selected sampling
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Where did they place the advertisement for the study?
New Haven Newspaper/Journal
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What did they say the research was about in the ad?
Learning and Memory
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Where did the study take place?
In a lab at Yale University
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What jobs did the sample have?
Postal clerk to engineer
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What education did the sample have?
Ones who hadn't finished primary school, to ones with a doctorate
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How much were the participants paid upon their arrival at the lab?
$4.50
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What was the dependent variable in this study?
The maximum amount of shock which the participants were willing to give to their 'learners'
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What units was the dependent variable measured in?
Volts
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Who were the participants greeted with when they arrived at the lab?
The 'experimenter' and another 'participant'
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How old was the experimenter?
31
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How old was the other participant?
'47
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What is another word for accomplice?
Confederate
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How did the participants decide who played the role of the learner or teacher?
They drew slips of paper
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How was the selection rigged?
The naïve participant was always assigned to the role of the teacher
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What role was the confederate always assigned to?
Learner
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This study was not an experiment but a...
controlled observation
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What apparatus was the learner strapped in?
An electric chair
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What was placed on the learner's wrist?
An electrode which was attached to a shock generator
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What was the teacher seated infront of?
A shock generator
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How many switches did the large machine have on it?
30
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What was the voltage range?
15-450
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Where was the label 'slight shock'?
15 volts
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Where was the label 'intense shock'?
255 volts
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Where was the label 'XXX'?
450 volts
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How did the experimenter prove that the machine was real?
He gave the teacher a sample shock
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When was the teacher told to administer a shock to the learner?
When the learner gave a wrong answer
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How often did the teacher have to announce the shock level?
Each time he administered a shock
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At what voltage could the learner pound the wall but then be quiet?
At 300 volts
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How many standard prods was the experimenter told to give?
4
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When were the the standard prods given?
When the learner hesitated or asked for guidance
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What was the 'special prod'?
Although the shocks may be painful, there is no permanent tissue damage, so go on
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What does dehoaxed mean?
Debreifed
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Who did the experimenter reunite?
The teacher and the learner
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What happened after the debrief?
The teacher was interviewed about his experience in the study
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What question was Milgrim seeking an answer to?
Was brutality simply a matter of obeying orders?
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