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How did Milgram operationalise obedience?
-he worte down the level of electric shock that each person administered to the learner
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Describe Milgrams sample
-40 males aged between 20-50. They were recruited by a newspaper advertising an experiment on memory and learning, they were paid $4.50 just to turn up.
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Describe Milgrams method and design
-lab experiment using independent measures
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Describe two of Milgrams findings
-100% of participants delivered 300V. 65% of participants delivered 450V
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How was there legitimate authority in Milgrams experiment?
-based at a prestigious university (Yale) and the experimenter was wearing a lab coat and had a firm demeanour.
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What are some explanations of obedience in Milgrams study?
-legitimate authority, agent state and foot in the door theory
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How was Milgrams sample biased?
-all male and volunteer sample
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Outline two qualitative findings from Milgrams study.
-participants sweated, trembled, stuttered, bit their lips, groaned, dug fingernails into their flesh,
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How were Milgrams participants deceived?
-they thought they were taking part in a memory and learning experiment, they also believed that the learner was actually being shocked
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How was Milgrams study low in validity?
-artificial task and environment, all male participants, during the cold war a time of high patriotism
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