How Did Stanley Milgram Impact On Learning

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Stanley Milgram conducted a famous experiment focusing on the struggle of obedience and to authority and personal conscience. Milgram selected participants and told them that this was a study of the effect of punishment on learning. Milgram then paired the participants up and made them chose slips from a hat to see who would be the “teacher” and who would stand as the “learner.” Because the slips both said “teacher,” both participants drew the “teacher” slip. One of the participants in every pair was a confederate, or an actor working with the experimenter. The confederate always ended up as the learner. The teacher was placed in front of a machine, called a shock generator, which had a series of labeled switches. The supposed learner
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