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  1. Milgram Study

    Individual task for CA2. Provide a brief description of the study in your own words (this should be no more than 350 words). Milgram started his obedience study experiments in 1961.He was highly influenced by the defense of criminal Adolph Eichmann used second world war that he was simply following...

  2. Milgram Past Paper

    Milgram (1963) Past-paper Questions 1.          In the Milgram study on obedience, the subjects were observed to show a lot of tension. a.          Give one example of the behaviour of the subjects that indicated extreme tension. (2) Any one from: Fidgeting, agitation, asking...

  3. More Than Four Decades Have Passed Since Stanley Milgram Conceived His Work on Obedience and Authority. so What Have We Learned, as Scientists, and as Members of Society?

    More than four decades have passed since Stanley Milgram conceived his work on obedience and authority. So what have we learned, as scientists, and as members of society? Stanley Milgram believed that obedience was central to the structure of everyday social life. Living in a society requires some system...

  4. milgram resubmit

    according to Milgram, and critically evaluate the research that led him to these conclusions. Cite at least one other study in your discussion. This essay will give a brief description of Milgram’s obedience study. It will then discuss the three factors involved in obedience according to Milgram. The results...

  5. Milgram, S. (1974) Obedience to Authority. Predictions and Variations Conclusion.

    Milgram, S. (1974) Obedience to Authority. Predictions and variations conclusion. Summary of Milgram’s study detailing the average levels of shock ‘teachers’ administered and the percentage of ‘teachers’ administering the maximum voltage with results reported by prediction and type of authority variation...

  6. Discuss the Impact and Ethical Status of Milgram’s Studies on Conformity and Zimbardo’s Prison Experiment. Do the Findings of Studies Like These Justify Their Methods?

    Psychology Discuss the impact and ethical status of Milgram’s studies on conformity AND Zimbardo’s prison experiment. Do the findings of studies like these justify their methods? In my essay I will attempt to outline Milgram’s study on conformity and Zimbardo’s prison experiment. I will also be...

  7. Quantitative Research Critique Paper

    when reading and evaluating research articles, rather than to take the research as fact. The following paper is a critique of a quantitative research study article conducted by Ferber, S.G and Makhoul, I.R. published in the Journal of Pediatrics in 2004, and titled “The Effect of Skin-to-Skin Contact (Kangaroo...

  8. MGT 307 UOP Course Tutorial / shoptutorial

    kept to a minimum. 15) __________ typically work with a target completion date and disband once their purpose has been fulfilled. A. Teams that study things. B. Teams that run things. C. Teams that recommend things. D. Teams that review things. 16) The conflict management style of __________...

  9. Stanley Milgram

    Behavioral Study Of Obedience Amaejuma Ajagbawa Psy 1010 LD14 Dr. Janice Wright Abstract Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted a series of obedience experiments during the 1960s that demonstrated surprising results. These experiments offer a powerful and disturbing look into the...

  10. What What

    1 - 30 of 87 * 1 * 2 * 3 * » * The Obedience Experiments . Yale University psychologist the study. Would Milgram find less obedience if he conducted his experiments today? The... * Obedience . Secondly, the author explains that...

  11. MGT 307 SAMPLE - Final Exam 3 Sets -

    minimum. 15) __________ typically work with a target completion date and disband once their purpose has been fulfilled. A. Teams that study things. B. Teams that run things. C. Teams that recommend things. D. Teams that review things. ...

  12. Milgram Study

    does Milgram’s study tell us about human behaviour? Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted the Milgram experiment, study to see the participants' willingness to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that differed with their conscience. The study is used to show...

  13. PSY 301 NEW COURSE TUTORIAL/SHOPTUTORIAL

    Asch’s (1958) study of conformity. The results of this study, demonstrate how many of the individual participants conformed to the group despite the fact that the group was clearly wrong, and the individuals were clearly right. In addition, watch the video on theABC New Primetime: Milgram Experiment Update...

  14. The Milgram Experiment

    The Milgram Experiment Stanley Milgram, a famous social psychologist, and student of Solomon Asch, conducted a controversial experiment in 1961, investigating obedience to authority (1974). The experiment was held to see if a subject would do something an authority figure tells them, even if it conflicts...

  15. Stanley Milgram

    Stanley Milgram conducted an examination, in the 60’s, based on the justification for the acts of genocide offered by those who were accused in the Nuremberg War Criminal Trials of WWII. Their defense, as they claimed was solely based on “obedience” and that they were in fact only following their superior’s...

  16. Stanley Milgram Obedience Study

    Table Interpretation This table summarises the predictions and results of Stanley Milgram’s study on obedience. The first part shows the predictions that both psychiatrists and college students made before the study took place. This clearly shows that taken as an average the college students would go to...

  17. Sociology Defined

    SOCIOLOGY EXAM Sociology is the scientific study of human society and social interaction. The main goal is to understand social situations and look for repeating patterns in society. The main focus is groups and not the individual. 1. Sociology is an independent science: Sociology has now emerged...

  18. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the Milgram obedience study. Should the study have taken place?

    strengths and weaknesses of the Milgram obedience study. Should the study have taken place? Milgram's study is a very controversial study as it broke many ethical guidelines and has many methodological issues, but it also had many strengths. One strength of the Milgram study on obedience is that the experiment...

  19. Evaluate Theories of the Attribution of Causality

    consistency, consensus and distinctiveness (CCD). Artificial, experimental studies have shown some support for the covariational model (Macarthur, 1972). Such studies show that people can process information that way. Studies that have adopted more open-ended formats, however, have suggested that individuals’...

  20. Milgram Experiment

    The Milgram Experiment. The Milgram studies were experiments which measured the willingness of subjects to obey an authorative figure, even though it goes against their conscience. These studies began in July 1961. Milgram devised them, to answer this question. “Could it be that Eichmann and his...

  21. psychology studies

    ongoing process and that such changes result from an interaction of nature and nurture. 2. A strength of the developmental approach is that many studies in this area are longitudinal which means that they do get to investigate changes and how these changes are influenced. Social Psychology1...

  22. Milgram's study on obedience to authority

    discuss Milgram’s study on obedience to authority and the ethical issues it raised for social psychology. To do this one must discuss how people are in fact extremely obedient to authority, how effective Milgram’s study was, how the Holocaust can be explained using Milgram’s study and the controversies...

  23. Milgram Theory

    Introduction to Social Science Mid-Term Essay on Social Scientist ( Milgram Stanley) Lee, Gi-woung (2010110845) Part 1 - A brief summary of who the person is and what they've accomplished. Stanley Milgram was born in 15th of August, 1933 in New York city. He was very smart during his childhood...

  24. its all good

    trouble or orphaned. I am excited to read more on the Dozier School for Boys and study more on it, almost like putting myself in one of the white house boys shoes as I read more information 2. Milgram experiment The Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures was a series of social psychology...

  25. conformity

    are consistent with the groups’. Lessing’s essay helps set the context to understand the experiments that social psychologists Solomon Asch, Stanley Milgram and Philip Zimbardo conducted to explain conformity and obedience. Solomon Asch’s experiment in “Opinions and Social Pressure” studied a subject’s...

  26. Stanley Milgram experiment

     Stanley Milgram Experiment Misty Chambers University of Phoenix PSYCH/620 Jay Grenier July 21, 2014 Stanley Milgram experiment Could you deliver electroshocks to a person you do not know? In addition, having someone behind you coaxing you the whole way until you get to 450 volts...

  27. The Milgram experiment

    The Milgram experiment The Milgram experiment came about by a Yale University psychologist by the name of Stanley Milgram. The experiment was to test how well the study participants were and the willingness of study participants to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that...

  28. A Researcher, Stanley Milgram, Wondered How Far Individuals Would Go in Following Commands. in 1974 He Set Up a Series of Experiments. Describe the Research Methods Used, Together with the Findings.

    researcher, Stanley Milgram, wondered how far individuals would go in following commands. In 1974 he set up a series of experiments. Describe the research methods used, together with the findings. In 1974 Stanley Milgram conducted the classic study of obedience to authority. The study looked into how...

  29. socail conflict

    Experiment. [Online] Available at: AP Psychology, 2014. Asch. [Online] Available at: TAQ2 Milgram (1963) Aim Stanley Milgram was interested in how easily normal people could be influenced into committing atrophic things such as the Germans in world war two...

  30. Studies That Revolutionized Psychology

    (or book) – Scientific American (e) Name of author(s) – Gibson, E.J. & Walk, R.D. (f) Page Numbers – 67-71 The purpose of this study was to determine what point in the development process one is able to perceive depth; and to decide whether this ability is learned, or given at birth...

  31. psychology

    WORKBOOK ANSWERS OCR AS Psychology Unit G542 Core Studies This Answers book provides guidance on the content and characteristics of effective answers to the questions in the workbook. It does not provide model answers for each question. These answers are intended as a guide to give teachers and...

  32. Milgram and Zimbardo - Ethics and Usefulness

    Read the material on Milgram & Zimbardo and explain which study is the most useful in understanding human behaviour in a social situation (focusing on the methods used and findings obtained) and which study is the most unethical. The study of social psychology, particularly conformity, is very difficult...

  33. Ethical Values of the Milgram Experiment

    English 111 5 November 2008 Ethical Values of Milgram Experiment In 1963 Stanley Milgram, a psychologist from Yale University, conducted a famous experiment on obedience. For thousands of years people have been ruled by laws. These laws influenced the obedience of the individual. Milgram’s...

  34. Write an Essay Discussing the Ideas of Four Influential Psychologists and the Methods They Used to Develop Their Ideas.

    better, psychology sets out to describe, explain, predict and where necessary to control behaviour. The four psychologists I have chosen are Stanley Milgram (1963) whose theories are based on social learning, Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) whose theories were based on the psychodynamic model, Asch (1951) focusing...

  35. Stanley Milgram vs. Diana Baumrind

    The Controversy of Obedience A classic experiment on the natural obedience of individuals was designed and tested by a Yale psychologist, Stanley Milgram. The test forced participants to either go against their morals or violate authority. For the experiment, two people would come into the lab after...

  36. reading in context: Theories

    Reading 7 – If Hitler Asked You To Electrocute A Stranger, Would You? Probably Milgram was criticized because he put guiltless and unknowing people under a lot of emotional stress and burden just to get his study done. Milgram responded to his critics by saying that they were willing volunteers and were...

  37. ASH EDU 671 Week 3 DQ 2 Ethics in Research NEW

    action research study. View the Belmont Report, Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research. Then watch the following videos*: *WARNING: The following videos contain strong or potentially offensive language. a. Obedience to Authority_Stanley Milgram Experiment ...

  38. Stanely Milgram Essay

    Stanley Milgram was an American social psychologist whose research has been justified because of the knowledge psychologists have gained about why people obey. One of his most famous studies was conducted in 1963 on obedience. Obedience is compliance with an order, request, or law or submission to another's...

  39. milgram

    to 300 volts . Most participants showed signs of stress and anxiety, even with the reassuring orders were given to them, most continued. Milgram's study does raise serious ethical issues when it comes to how experiments are run. „In Milgram's experiments, subjects were induced to inflict what they...

  40. Milgram (1963)

    Milgram (1963) claimed that destructive obedience is not a consequence of moral weakness or an evil character; rather it is a response to a particular set of situational factors. Evaluate this statement. In order to evaluate this statement it is important to first understand what Milgram meant. This...

  41. C206 study notes

    judgement > ethical behavior is Process of Ethical Decision Making  This is true. Listen carefully… false answers followed by true explanations. 3. Milgram experiment → Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison...

  42. The Correlation of Parental Affection and Course Preference holding Extrinsic Forces Constant

    of the two variables. In this study, the Researchers want to know whether there is a significant relationship between the course preferences and parental affection holding extrinsic forces constant. The researchers used the Theory of three Psychologists; Stanley Milgram, Karen Horney and Dr. Albert Ellis...

  43. We Will Be Looking at, and Understand Why We Conform, Comply and Obey.

    In this essay we will be looking at, and understand why we conform, comply and obey. We will look at research study experiments that give examples of conformity, compliance and obedience. Two aspects that are important in group behaviour are conformity and compliance.     The concept of conformity...

  44. Milgram Obediance Study

    Milgram Obedience Study In May of 1962 Stanley Milgram, a Social Psychologist at Yale University, conducted a study on “Obedience and Human Nature” that was influenced by his curiosity of the WWII German Nazi Holocaust and concentration camps. Milgram asked “How could it be, that ordinary German...

  45. Analysis of Social Norms

    in increasing number for forestall Communist control of southeast Asia (Elms, 1995 p. 21). Stanley Milgram, a psychologist at Yale University conducted an innovative study. It addressed the endless conflict between obedience and conscience. In the experiment, the teacher was to administer...

  46. Critique of "Review of Stanley Milgram's Experiments on Obedience"

    quoting a section from Milgram’s journal, Baumrind criticizes the amount of empathy he showed toward his subjects’ well-being. She acknowledges that Milgram did provide support to his subjects, but she is skeptical of the adequacy of that support, due to the level of emotional distress his experiment caused...

  47. Final EMA for OU Module DE100

    develop, equally important are the relationships they form with friends\peers and the influences that they can have on an individual’s behaviour. In her study with identical twins - one of whom smoked whilst the other did not - McLeod et al. (2008) found that the different circles that each twin moved in affected...

  48. SOCS185 full course 2016 sep - all discussion assignment and quizzes

    latest 2016 july dq 1 The Milgram Experiments (graded) The Milgram experiments on obedience to authority, discussed in chapter five were conducted with groups of subjects who had not met before the experimental session. Here is a brief video from the original experiment: Milgram Experiment. Do you think...

  49. PSY 301 (NEW) ASH Course Tutorial/TutorialRank

    Asch’s (1958) study of conformity. The results of this study, demonstrate how many of the individual participants conformed to the group despite the fact that the group was clearly wrong, and the individuals were clearly right. In addition, watch the video on theABC New Primetime: Milgram Experiment Update...

  50. Sigmund

    phenomenon and cognitive dissonance illustrate the influence of actions on attitudes. Define groupthink. Discuss conformity and obedience studies by Asch and Milgram....

  51. Psychology 9

    Zimbardo’s Prison study and the John/Joan case study. Samples used in these studies were biased. In Milgram’s Obedience to Authority research, the study used a size of sample of male participants instead of both male and female and volunteer samples of readers of local newspapers. This means the study is subject...

  52. Analysis of the Ethics of Milgram’s and Burger’s Obedience Studies in Light of Their Experimental Results.

    Stanley Milgram’s (1963) study of behavioral obedience sought to understand the nature that drives humans to submit to destructive obedience. In his study, Milgram deceived his subject volunteers into believing that the experiment they were submitting themselves to involved learning about the effects...

  53. Perils of Disobedience

    written by Stanley Milgram.  In this article he explains the relevance of obedience and how it affects people.  Milgram conducted a study that “forced participants either to violate their conscience by obeying the immoral demands of an authority figure or to refuse those demands.” (Milgram 358) The results...

  54. PSY 301 NEW ASH Tutorial / uophelp

    critical role this field of study has played in helping us to understand the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals throughout its evolution. Which key research developments have helped to define social psychology and differentiate it from other fields of study? What theoretical constructs...

  55. I don't know

    This will help refresh questions you may have and give you practice with writing. #1 Research Strategies: A researcher designs an experiment to study the effect of an audience on individual college students during their performance of a difficult manual dexterity task. He will assign 20 students to...

  56. Critique of Stanley Milgram’s “Behavioral Study of Obedience”

    A Critique of Stanley Milgram’s “Behavioral Study of Obedience” Stanley MIlgram is a Yale University social psychologist who wrote “Behavioral Study of Obedience”, an article which granted him many awards and is now considered a landmark. In this piece, he evaluates the extent to which a participant...

  57. Just Do What the Pilot Tells You

    It was 1974 when a famous psychologist by the name of Stanley Milgram published a masterpiece called, Obedience to Authority. A quarter of a century later, in July of 1999 Theodore Dalrymple, a British physician wrote “Just do what the pilot tells you” illustrating the dangers of unthinking obedience...

  58. Conformity and Obedience

    instruction by their authority, though the officers never gave explicit orders how to torture the prisoners. The Stanford Prison Experiment was conducted to study the psychological and behavioral effects on a willing participant, this experiment was led by Philip Zimbardo and a team of researchers. The Stanford...

  59. Ethics of Milgram's Obeidence to Authority

    In my opinion, what Milgram did to acquire the result of his study is acceptable. He did what he had to do to get a precise reaction from human beings,and it is important to get a precise response from an experiment in order to learn about human behavior. In Milgram’s study, he tried to obtain data...

  60. Stanley Milgram

    Megan Randolph RC 250 Marcia Clay 11/3/09 A Summary of Stanley Milgram’s Obedience Study Stanley Milgram, a professor of social psychology, conducted a research study beginning in July of 1961. This research measured the willingness of participants to either obey or disobey an authority...