What Are The Ethical Implications Of The Milgram Experiment

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Analyzing Psychological Experiments
• Milgram experiments.
The major takeaway from the Milgram experiments was how many people were willing to comply simply due to the inherent desire to listen to authority regardless of the individual’s gender or background (Davidson, 2022). Even though these people were aware that innocent people were being caused pain by their actions, these participants still shocked the learner just because they were instructed to by authority.
Stanford prison experiment.
The major takeaway from the Stanford prison experiment was how behavior is determined by the situation from a base of person to person. The guards lost sight of reality and treated the inmates poorly. The guards who did not engage in the mistreatment …show more content…

He told the learners that they were participating in a learning and memory experiment(Davidson,2022). The ethical implications of the Stanford experiment denied the participants any ability to withdraw from the experiment. Three was a lack of regard for safety. Zimbardo displayed a lack of ethics which then led to the unethical treatment of the inmates. It shines a light on the ability to tap into one’s dark-sided nature under authoritarian circumstances (Lurigio,2023).
Implications of the Person-Situation Debate
• Trait-based stability
An example of behaviors that highlight trait-based stability in the workplace or school would be an individual who always goes above and beyond in their school work. They are inclined to always have their task completed on time and be very meticulous at work later in their career.
• Personality states
An example of a behavior that highlights the personality state of being conscientious at school is a person dancing at prom. The person may be overwhelmed and overwhelmed with thinking about how to dance and feel anxiety-ridden. If this same individual was thinking of what sort of dance moves to whip out in a positive mindset this may showcase a display of being an …show more content…

I still agree with that sentiment. Traits are on a continuum, they change as we age in life. As we grow older we experience life differently and are exposed to things we have never done before. When we become open to spontaneous moments such as those or meeting new people we tap into other extroverted parts of ourselves. We have underlying personality traits that stay stagnant but for the most part, people will change over time. By characterizing a person in one simplistic way we’re unable to give them the benefit of the doubt. Humans are too versatile to be bound to be the same thing their whole

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