Milgram Revisited

The video below is from ABC News. On the "Primetime" show the original Obedience to Authority experiment conducted by Milgram was replicated with some minor modifications. The producers of the show wanted to know if ordinary Americans today would follow orders even if they believed their actions caused someone else pain. This modified replication was conducted at Santa Clara University in 2007.

The link below takes you to an article on the study. This outlines the background to the study, the ethical issues associated with the study, and how these were dealt with. The article also provides some detailed information on the participants and the findings of the study.

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