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...
Stanley Milgrams experiments are some of the most recognized behavior experiments in psychology today. Milgrams most known experiment was ‘shocking’ to people and has also been controversial ethically. As Ian Parker stated it would “make his name and destroy his reputation.” Parkers...
taking humans and societies for granted. In doing so, I will refer to two studies that have generated various ethical issues. The first study was conducted in 1963 by Stanley Milgram on destructive obedience. The second study was conducted in 1976 by Middlemist, Knowles, and Matter on the effects of...
wonder how far someone will go to avoid disobeying authorities about a controversial topic. Throughout the article “The Perils of Obedience” by Stanley Milgram, a Yale psychologist, people become aware of the necessity to obey higher authority no matter what pain they are causing to another person.
Behavioural Study of Obedience:
George Brown College
I think the three aspects of the situation faced by the subjects in Milgram’s study were the prestige of the university, the proximity of the experimenter, and the money paid...
authority figure, even to the degree of causing harm and/or death to an individual? Stanley Milgram devoted the majority of his latter research on investigating this question (Burger, 2009, Cherry, 2013, McLeod, 2007; Milgram, 1974). The purpose of this paper is to briefly summarize Milgram’s seminal research...
Behavioral Study Of Obedience
Psy 1010 LD14
Dr. Janice Wright
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...
The Milgram ExperimentOne of the most famous studies of obedience in psychology was carried out by Stanley Milgram (1963). Stanley Milgram, a psychologist at Yale University, conducted an experiment focusing on the conflict between obedience to authority and personal conscience.
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...
Stanley Milgram conducted research on Obedience to Authority. He designed an experimental study to find out if ordinary people from the public would, when instructed by an authority figure, administer increasing levels of electric shock onto another person.
From the original study, Milgram introduced...
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...
TMA 01 DE141 Discovering psychology
Zara Williams C2697579
The table shows findings by Milgrams (1974) Obedience Authority. The information given from the table are the average levels of shock administered, and percentage of ‘teachers’ use of maximum level voltage. Results...
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...
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...
Outline Milgram’s obedience study work.
• Explain how the findings can help prepare trainee police officers for working within the community.
• Explain why the work of Milgram relates to trainee police officers working with the public in the community.
Stanley Milgram was a psychologist. After...
The Milgram Experiments
The Milgram Experiments on obedience to authority was a series of controversial and notorious social psychology experiments in which study subjects were asked to do things that conflicted with their own conscious, while being asked to obey authority. The study looked at how...
Daniel Parks Freshman Studies Term II Critical Analysis and Milgram’s Response Obedience to Authority and the obedience experiments that produced Stanley Milgram’s famous book have produced almost equal amounts of surprise, curiosity and criticism. The criticism of social psychologist John Darley and...
The Milgram study, conducted in 1961-1962, shocked and fascinated the scientific community with not only its disturbing findings, but also with its questionable experimental methods. The experiment in itself consisted of placing an individual in a situation in which they would be forced to choose either...
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...
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...
perspective on self and others
Discuss the Social Psychological implications of Gibson’s `Rhetorical’ analysis of
Milgram’s classic studies of obedience.
The theoretical perspective of any approach in social psychology governs the methods
adopted, which in turn have an effect...
Stanley Milgram’s study on Obedience
In a recent issue of American psychologist, Diana Baumrind (1964) raised a number of questions concerning the obedience report. (Milgram). Many would argue that Stanley Milgram’s experiment was unethical, because...
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...
The Stanley Milgram Experiment
University of Houston
Stanley Milgram is best known for his studies on the behavior of those given instruction by someone of higher authority to perform a task they normal would not execute. Throughout the sixties and seventies, Milgram explained his research to a broad...
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...
points contained in report, summary
* Background/ intro: what milgram did and why. Why conduct variations. Briefly- some issues raised by the research- ethics and if study would work outside lab.
* Main body: explain how and why milgram s work on obedience contributied to understanding of conduct...
Outline and evaluate research into obedience (Milgram)
Milgram carried out a series of studies to try to shed some light on the aspect of human behaviour. He studied a thousand participants who were representative of the general population. He discovered that under certain situational influences most...
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...
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...
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...