Blind Obedience to Authority… Isn’t

Stanley Milgram's shock experiment is one of the more well known demonstrations of the power of authority. ┬áIn the original experiment Milgram had test subjects apply electric shocks in increasing intensity to a participant who was located in another room. Despite cries of pain from the other participant, the test subjects continued to apply electric shocks at the direction of the experimenter. In reality there were no electric shocks, and the participant in the other room was a confederate … [Read more...]