Chapter 7: Human Experimentation
Section 5. Case Study
Perils of Obedience: Milgram Experiment on Obedience to Authority
Stanley Milgram conducted this experiment during the sixties to measure obedience to authority. This case examines how far people will go while under someone else?s authority. It tested the influence of personal morals while being ordered to do something by a person with authority over them.
url?s for the articles describing case:
Obedience to Authority
The history of Stanley Milgram
A lesson in depravity
Social Influence - Obedience to authority
Procedure and Results
url?s for articles with ethical position; philosophers, theologians, lawyers, medical personnel
Ethics for and against
Obedience to the law is Freedom
Psychology and Ethics Student Responses
APA Ethical guidelines
APA ETHICAL PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGISTS AND CODE OF CONDUCT
Ethics or obedience
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