Enter

Milgram Experiment on Obedience, 1962

In Laboratory on March 4, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Here is an interesting 1962 Yale psychology experiment regarding obedience to authority relevant in many real world scenarios today (see video below). As a primary finding, Dr. Stanley Milgram documents that 65 percent of participants administered pain to the highest degree available to a stranger by following the orders of a superior. For its memorable nature, this one is right up there with the “groupthink” concept explained to students during freshman year in many American colleges.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s