Essays Tagged: "electric shocks"

Ellison's Battle Royal

developed a sort of counter attack. Theboys were so eager for the the fake money that they suffered electric shocks to grab it. Ithink this sort of surprised the audience, beings that the boys never g ...

(4 pages) 244 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Patients have the right to say no." Discuss this statement in relation to the adoption of the role of learned helplessness in some individuals experiencing illness.

hat the animals which had some control over their environment (in being able to prevent a series of electric shocks) would always try to avoid the undesirable stimulus; whereas the animals which had p ...

(9 pages) 346 1 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Any interpretation of obedience to authority, whether good or bad, or examination of the phenomenology of obedience to authority will lead a reader to make judments on human nature.

sen to participate in a group project. Of the two experiments, the subjects were either tested with electric shocks or placed in a prison, and the scientists were able to observe the subjects' behavio ...

(6 pages) 233 0 4.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A breif essay outlining the various ethics used in Milgram's famous experiment

bject was deceived by the motives of Milgram's experiment. It is not an experiment on the affect of electric shocks on learning, it was an experiment aiming to see how far the subject would be willing ... tsSome of the subjects could have been under intense psychological pressure when asked to carry out electric shocks on Milgram's assistant. Although the subject would have been told in the debrief tha ...

(1 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

Medical Testing on Animals

ns or animals.Before these animals die, they are routinely burned, scalded,poisoned, starved, given electric shocks, addicted to drugs, subjectedto near freezing temperatures, dosed with radioactive e ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Social Reajustment Rating Scale

ROLLABLE SITUATIONS are highly stressful. WEISS (1972) found that if 2 RATS simultaneously received ELECTRIC SHOCKS of the same intensity & duration, but one could turn a wheel to postpone the sho ... at Group 2 (those without the stop button) found the viewing more stressful. Stress was measured by electrical resistance of the skin, which shows the level of arousal in the autonomic nervous system. ...

(4 pages) 39 0 2.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Testing On Animals

or animals. Before these animals die, they are routinely burned, scalded, poisoned, starved, given electric shocks, addicted to drugs, subjected to near freezing temperatures, dosed with radioactive ...

(3 pages) 21 0 2.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Look at the Significance of Chapter Five to the Novel as a Whole: Frankenstein' by Mary Shelly

te their stories. At Eton College Shelley had become interested in Luigi Calvani's experiments with electric shocks to make dead frogs' muscles twitch. Shelly allegedly had a dream, in which she said ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Art Of 0-day

delivered what they thought were electric shocks to a "˜victim´ who was really a confederate. The study placed the ... : to carry out the experiment involved hurting another person. The focus of study was the amount of electric shock the subject was willing to give to another person when ordered by an experimenter to ... ed by an experimenter to give the victim a shock. The learner(confederate) was strapped into "˜electric chair´ and had to learn a list of paired associates. The teacher(participant) ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Svante August Arrhenius

nius began his doctorate at the University of Uppsala around 1880, he chose to study the passage of electricity through solutions. This was a problem that had baffled scientists for a century, The fir ... conductivity of salt solutions with that of rain water, using his own physiological reaction to the electric shocks he rece ived! Arrhenius had an array of instruments to measure electric current, but ...

(4 pages) 1216 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

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

gness to follow orders. The experiment began with an actor sitting in a chair supposedly wired with electricity. For every wrong answer this actor would give, volunteers were asked to deliver increasi ... in the chair. The results showed that two out of the three volunteers delivered potentially lethal electric shocks.Judging by the outcomes of these two experiments, Szegedy-Maszak concludes that some ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology