Dec 20, 2017 • 21M

TDL053 Nazis Milgram Obedience

 
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Good Morning Good People🌞 • On Political Agenda • On The Nazis & Obedience • The Milgran Electrocution Experiment • Thanks for listening. From Wiki; The Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures was a series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram. They measured the willingness of study participants, men from a diverse range of occupations with varying levels of education, to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts conflicting with their personal conscience. Participants were led to believe that they were assisting an unrelated experiment, in which they had to administer electric shocks to a "learner". These fake electric shocks gradually increased to levels that would have been fatal had they been real. The experiment found, unexpectedly, that a very high proportion of people would fully obey the instructions, albeit reluctantly. Milgram first described his research in 19 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sunday-letters/message