Critique of the Milgrim Experiment

The Milgrim Experiment presumably shows that people will obey
authority, even if it means hurting someone else against their own

I challenge the results because the people hurting others were doing
so thinking that the other person was a volunteer and had agreed to
receive shocks.

Someone should devise another experiment, where people are told to
hurt non-volunteering strangers (of course, the strangers would be
secretly participating in the study and not really getting hurt).

I’m betting the compliance level would be much lower.

This entry was posted in Other. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *