Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Milgram experiments

Situationism in Psych: Milgram & Stanford Prison Experiments

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This episode of the podcast The Partially Examined Life explores the way that Stanley Milgram's experiments on obedience and Philip Zimbardo's Stanford prison experiment show that...

Infamous 1960s Study Repeated: How far Would you go to Obey?

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From Live Science: Stanley Milgram's infamous experiments on the science of obedience to authority figures were recently repeated with very similar results. Participants showed a high...

“How Nazi’s Defense of ‘Just Following Orders’ Plays Out in the...

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For PBS NewsHour, Joshua Barajas reports on a “modern day Milgram experiment,” which shows that people obeying commands feel less responsible for their actions....

The Psychology of Torture

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“An ordinary person becomes a torturer with surprising ease. The hard part comes when it’s time to be human again,” neuroscientist Shane O’Mara writes...