The Milgram Experiment 1961

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who conducted the experiment and what year, also what was the aims?
Stanly Milgram in 1961, the first aim was to see if people would obey a precived figure of authority and see if they would obey to a point of harming others and to prove the germans are different theory wrong and prove that everyone has it in them to
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what was the meathod used and describe the participants.
the meathod was lab. the partipants were 40 males and between the ages of 25-50. who were from unskilled to skilled jobs. they were recruited via newspaper advert and payed $4.50 at it was held at yale university.
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what did they think they went for and how were the roles chosen.
memory and the effects of punishment in learning. by a hat with teacher on each paper, determined role. there was the teacher(participant) and experimenter and learner who were stooges(Actors)
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what was the task and what happened
the learner was taken to another room and strapped to an electric chair, the teacher got a 45v. questions with multiple choice answers if wrong they got electric shock. was added 15v each time. from 15v-450v. were given prods if in distessed.
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what were the results. And conclution
100% went up to 300v and 65% were fully obedient and went to 450v. anyone is capable of hurting innocent people by obeying people who is seen as authority.
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why did they obey.
they were payed, the experimenter characteristics, believed he was trainer, the prods, they passed on responsibility, after 300v silence, yale university, they traveled a lot to be there, believed it could of been anyone
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