Psychology - Milgram

HideShow resource information
What is the Agency Theory in Milgram?
People have 2 states of behaviour in a social situation. The autonomous state where they direct their own actions, and the Agentic state where they let others direct their actions and pass the responsibility of it to them.
1 of 21
Explain the Are Germans Different Theory
Milgram wanted to investigate whether the Germans had a genetic disposition to obedience or whether it was influenced by situational factors.
2 of 21
What is the Aim of Milgram?
To investigate the levels of obedience, even when the order given would involve causing harm to another person and to test the German's are different hypothesis.
3 of 21
Give 3 of 5 characteristics of the sample of Milgram.
1. 40 male volunteers. 2. Different education and Occupancies. 3. 40 males taken from a pool of 500 participants. 4. Aged 20-50 years old. 5. From New Haven area.
4 of 21
What was the Research Method of Milgram?
A Controlled Observation in Lab Experiment Conditions.
5 of 21
Who were the confederates in Milgram?
1. The Experimenter was a biology teacher called Jack Williams. 2. The Learner was a 47 year old accountant called Mr Wallace.
6 of 21
What types of data were collected in Milgram?
Quantitative and Qualitative.
7 of 21
What was the first false aim of Milgram?
That they were investigating the effects of memory and learning.
8 of 21
What was the second false aim of Milgram which they were told after they arrived?
That they were investigating the effect of punishment on learning.
9 of 21
What was the participant told that the electrode and paste were for?
To prevent burns.
10 of 21
What was no answer treated as?
An incorrect answer, where they would then be shocked.
11 of 21
What were the first two prods used?
1. Please continue. 2. The experiment requires you to continue.
12 of 21
What were the third and fourth prod used?
3. It is absolutely essential that you continue. 4. You have no other choice but to continue.
13 of 21
Why was the draw neccessary?
To make it look equal as it was actually rigged.
14 of 21
How was data collected?
It was timed and video recorded, as well as observed through a one way mirror by observers and the experimenter.
15 of 21
What was the participant instructed to do?
The learner would be given word pairs to learn, and when they chose the wrong answer the P must deliver an electric shock.
16 of 21
What Milgram a snapshot or longitudinal study
A snapshot study.
17 of 21
Give four examples of quantitative results from Milgram.
1. 65% obedient. 2. 35% disobedient. 3. All 40 shocked up to at least 300v. 4. On a 14 point scale of pain being delivered, 14 being the most painful, the mean score as 13.42
18 of 21
How many participants in Milgram had a seizure?
One.
19 of 21
What were four signs of stress shown?
Laughter, sweat, biting lips, trembling
20 of 21
What were two conclusions of Milgram?
1. Goes against the German theory as it is the situation that affects obedience. 2. People were obedient as they had already consented, and it was at a prestigious University of Yale.
21 of 21

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Explain the Are Germans Different Theory

Back

Milgram wanted to investigate whether the Germans had a genetic disposition to obedience or whether it was influenced by situational factors.

Card 3

Front

What is the Aim of Milgram?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Give 3 of 5 characteristics of the sample of Milgram.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What was the Research Method of Milgram?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Core studies resources »