Milgram’s famous obedience experiment.

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Milgram’s famous obedience experiment.

Post by bindeweede » Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:48 am

A study published in Social Psychology Quarterly re-examines Stanley Milgram’s famous obedience experiments from the 1960s.

Milgram’s experiment asked participants to administer electric shocks to a person who was trying to learn a task. The shocks weren’t real and the “learner” was really an actor. But despite the actors shouts of pain, many participants continued to administer what they thought were electric shocks of increasing strength.
http://www.psypost.org/2016/11/analysis ... ment-45801

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Post by Ashley.S. » Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:35 pm

I had to study this in my business course, it just fried my brain :gh
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Post by Ketchup » Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:48 pm

The movie Experimenter (released in 2015) was actually based on the story of the Milgram Experiment.

I haven't seen the movie, but would like to.

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Post by Ashley.S. » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:41 am

Aw man, I wish I knew about that during Psychology lessons, it could have been an interesting watch, haha!
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Re: Milgram’s famous obedience experiment.

Post by Ketchup » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:42 pm

Ashley.S. wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:35 pm
I had to study this in my business course, it just fried my brain :gh
Dread to think what this later one would do!
(Horrifically enacted in real life situations in recent times)

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There is also a movie based on The Stanford Prison Experiment:

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Post by Ashley.S. » Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:16 pm

OMG, The prison experiment was worse!!!
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Re: Milgram’s famous obedience experiment.

Post by Matt » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:07 am

Well if we can broaden the subject to bizarre an unethical experiments - not necessarily in the field of psychology...

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Re: Milgram’s famous obedience experiment.

Post by Ketchup » Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:44 pm

Derren Brown reproduces the Milgram experiment on the episode, "The Heist." (July, 2007)

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