Essays Tagged: "Stanley Milgram"

Was Stanley Milgram's Study of Obedience Unethical

subject's suffering is quickly and fully alleviated after the experiment. When questioning whether Stanley Milgram's study of obedience is ethical, one must address these questions in the context of ... he reasons that the experiment had an irreversible effect on a subject's self image and self esteem.Stanley Milgram first counters this attack by making it clear that these extreme results were comple ...

(3 pages) 196 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Obedience to authority

r.The research of cults can easily be related to the concept of obedience to authority expressed in Stanley Milgram's experiment. The leaders of a cult often put their new members in situations that p ...

(1 pages) 152 0 1.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

To what extent can we adequately study people who do not share our views?

ing comparatively powerless groups as research subjects.In psychology, the obedience experiments by Stanley Milgram conducted in the early 1960s led volunteers to believe they were giving people dange ...

(12 pages) 277 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Don't be a puppet.

because a human is a social animal and with that comes, social pressures and authoritative figures.Stanley Milgram studied at Harvard University and tested how social humans would react in a certain ... edLessing, Doris. "Group Minds." Writing Two Reader. Grafikarts: Santa Barbara. 37-38. 2000Milgram, Stanley. "The Perils of Obedience." Writing Two Reader. Grafikarts: Santa Barbara. 39-50. 2000Nssani ...

(6 pages) 139 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A synthesis of conscience vs. obedience.

are stifled to the point that harm is inflicted upon another person. "The Perils of Obedience," by Stanley Milgram reports on his controversial experiment that tested how far individuals would go in ... er it be a physical one or a mental one will be always be prevalent where a society exists.Milgram, Stanley. "The Perils of Obedience." Behrens and Rosen. 316-28Parker, Ian. "Obedience." Behrens and R ...

(4 pages) 245 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Summary Paper on The Perils of Obedience by Stanley Milgram Response to his writing Christina Mahoney

In Stanley Milgram's, The Perils of Obedience, Milgram states "obedience is as basic an element in the ... remove the evil from ourselves and place it on someone else's shoulders.In Response:In response to Stanley Milgram's "The Perils of Obedience", I feel that it shows just how people tend to follow ord ...

(4 pages) 115 0 2.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Stanley Milgram's experiment with obedience and Philip Zimbardo's prison stimulation. How they fit in early approaches of modern psychology, were they ethical and would they have been conducted today?

After reading about Stanley Milgram's experiment with obedience and Philip Zimbardo's prison stimulation, I was amazed a ... prisoners, as told, a guard was responsible for his beating.Resources:1) The Perils of Obedience - Stanley Milgramhttp://home.swbell.net/revscat/perilsOfObedience.html[Accessed 29 August 2004]2) The ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bureaucracy and ethics - debate regarding the existance and affect of a bureaucracy on ones ethics.

ur that makes Bureaucracies so powerful, it was the tendency of humans to be obedient to authority. Stanley Milgram, an American psychologist was inspired by the Holocaust to test the limitations of i ...

(9 pages) 100 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The ethical credibilty of conducting psychological research which involves participants' loss of dignity, self-esteem and trust in rational authority.

be to a mild degree but in some cases however, psychologists have used extreme forms of deception. Stanley Milgrams experiment on deception (1964) is a classic example of an experiment that uses dece ... standing, and the need to do a similar experiment it would not again be necessary. We conclude that Stanley Milgrams study of obedience was ethical.

(5 pages) 154 1 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Stanley Milgram versus Diana Baumrind

hose people who were obedient to Hitler, and killed innocent people in the Holocaust. For instance, Stanley Milgram, in his article, Perils of Obedience, writes about his experiment, of how people obe ... eal life experiences. In contrast, another Psychologist, Diana Baumrind, in her article, "Review of Stanley Milgram's experiments on obedience," states that Milgram's experiment was unsuccessful for m ...

(4 pages) 103 0 4.4 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Compare the different theories of obedience

hics, sympathy, and moral conduct.There are two theories of Obedience; one of these was proposed by Stanley Milgram which was called "Agency theory". This theory suggests that individual conscience ca ...

(5 pages) 134 2 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Influence Of Social Forces Upon Individuals.

;s opinions, beliefs, attitudes, and actions? This is the question that psychologists Solomon Asch, Stanley Milgram, and Philip Zimbardo set out to answer in their 20th century, highly scrutinized, so ... r her judgments to go along with the group, despite visual evidence that the group is clearly wrong.Stanley Milgram set out to demonstrate how normal, every day individuals would come to violate their ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Following The Fold

People can feel uncomfortable if their opinions are not the same as the people around them. Stanley Milgram, of Harvard University, wanted to test how people would react in certain situations. ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Critique of Milgram

In Stanley Milgram?s article ?The Perils of Obedience?, the Yale Psychologist, he conducted the new exp ... the new experiments, which test how the ordinary people will reaction to commands of the obedience. Stanley Milgram taught and conducted research at Yale and Harvard universities and at the Graduate C ... sometime has to fully obey with tough situation. That is also a part of human beings.In ?Review of Stanley Milgram? by Baumrind, a psychologist, worked at the Institute of Human Development, Universi ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Stanley Milgrim Study

s wrong, they will continue to do it anyways because of the power held behind those orders.In 1974, Stanley Milgram conducted a study that proved how well people obey authority figures. The experiment ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Inherent Evil in Mankind

that force them into performing actions they can not control.As a psychologist at Yale University, Stanley Milgram conducted a revealing experiment to show how obedience to a higher authority could d ...

(4 pages) 1395 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Summary of Stanley Milgram's Prison Experiment and "The Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal: Sources of Sadism" by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak.

logous to the actual events that took place at Abu Ghraib prison. The second experiment, created by Stanley Milgram, studied some people’s willingness to follow orders. The experiment began with ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Evaluating Ethics in Psychology

be to a mild degree but in some cases however, psychologists have used extreme forms of deception. Stanley Milgrams experiment on deception is a classic example of an experiment that uses deception a ... standing, and the need to do a similar experiment it would not again be necessary. We conclude that Stanley Milgrams study of obedience was ethical. � References Sell; 2008; Introduction to Decep ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Science Essays

Conformity and Obedience

s essay helps set the context to understand the experiments that social psychologists Solomon Asch, Stanley Milgram and Philip Zimbardo conducted to explain conformity and obedience. Solomon Asch's ex ... ced to change opinions, even when no arguments for the opinions themselves were provided" (p. 337). Stanley Milgram is well known for his work with obedience to authority. His work, "The Perils of Obe ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Role of emotions

uestioned the experiment. [1: The Milgram experiment is a social psychology experiment conducted by Stanley Milgram of Yale University. It involves three adult participants: the experimenter, the subj ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy