1961 Stanley Milgram's Possible Consequences Of Disobedience

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People obey authority because they are aware of possible consequences if they disobey. This is shown through the four aspects of people obeying to avoid responsibility, be part of something bigger than themselves, pleasing authority, and being in a group with others and having your own opinion. In 1961 Stanley Milgram conducted a controversial experiment. The design of the experiment is very basic. It involves 3 people. A teacher, a learner, who is an actor, and the experimenter. The experimenter tells the teacher that the point of the test is to see the effects of punishment on learning. The teacher (subject) is placed in front of a shock generator from which they will administer the shock from. The shock generator has various labels on it

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