Milgram Experiment Analysis

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The hypotheses is will responsibility and civil courage increase after watching the documentary. The Independent variables are the positive and negative affect. The dependent variables were at both times responsibility and civil courage. In the first study they had fifty-two undergraduate students participated in the introductory psychology lecture at a German university. The study collected data before and after watching the documentary. After watching the documentary positive and negative affect were measured. The student watch the documentary about the Milgram experiment conducted by the Max-Planck Society in Munich, Germany, I 1970, titled “Abraham an Experiment.” The video was basically talking about the Milgram experiment about how some…show more content…
They were asked to reflect upon the documentary on if it was the participants fault or the Milgram fault on why they reacted the way they did. At the end of the questionnaire, there was a separate page on which participants were asked to leave their e-mail addresses if they were interested in volunteering as trainers in civil courage training at local schools. Forty-four percent left their e-mail address to be contacted about volunteering in civil-courage training in schools. students were more likely to leave their e-mail address and therefore more likely to get involved with a volunteering program when they had reflected on the Milgram experiment as represented in the film in terms of the personal responsibility of Milgram’s participants. In study one, we saw more negative affect after watching the film being related to an increase in feelings of personal responsibility this suggests an emotionally activating element of watching a film about the Milgram experiment. Higher negative emotion has shown to be related to higher responsibility at after watching the
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