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Replicating Milgram’s Obedience Experiment – Yet Again

Posted by The Situationist Staff on September 10, 2009

Milgram’s experiment was again repeated — this time as part of the BBC documentary “How violent are you?” first shown in May 2009.  It’s another remarkable rendition.  Of the 12 participants, only 3 refused to continue to the end of the experiment.   The relevant portions of that documentary are below.

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For a sample of related Situationist posts, see “Milgram Remake,” The Milgram Experiment Today?.” Gender Conformity,”The Case for Obedience,” A Shocking Situation,” “Zimbardo on Milgram and Obedience – Part I,”  “The Case for Obedience,” Virtual Worlds, Learning, and Virtual Milgram,” Solomon Asch’s Conformity Experiment . . . Today,” and “Solomon Asch’s Classic Group-Influence Experiment.”

For a list of previous Situationist posts discussing Milgram’s research click here.

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4 Responses to “Replicating Milgram’s Obedience Experiment – Yet Again”

  1. [...] Milgram’s famous obedience experiment back in May. It is written up (with video excepts) in The Situationist. Not surprisingly, 9 of the 12 participants gave electric shocks all the way to the end. This [...]

  2. Zanna said

    This was very distrubing

  3. Dr. Michael Kabudu said

    Fascinating Experiment! The Milgram experiment possibly explains many historical events related to creation of Soviet Gulag KGB or how silly Soviet leaders found so many puppets to execute over 10 million of innocent people: Stanley Milgram Experiment Explains KGB.

  4. [...] 2009 la BBC ha mostrato un documentario dove ha replicato l’esperimento di Milgram. Questo articolo è stato pubblicato in Senza [...]

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