Chapter  7: Human Experimentation

Section 5. Case Study

 

Jessika Meyer

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

http://designweb.otago.ac.nz/grant/psyc/OBEDIANCE.HTML

http://www.cba.uri.edu/Faculty/dellabitta/mr415s98/EthicEtcLinks/Milgram.htm

The history of Stanley Milgram

http://members.tripod.com/mikeg531/MikeG531.htm

A lesson in depravity

http://www.new-life.net/milgram.htm

Encyclopedia

http://www2.wikipedia.com/wiki/Milgram_experiment

Social Influence - Obedience to authority

http://www.cultsock.ndirect.co.uk/MUHome/cshtml/socinf/obed.html

Procedure and Results

http://www.unn.ac.uk/academic/ss/psychology/resource/it/WWW99/E/procede.html

Articles with ethical position; philosophers, theologians, lawyers, medical personnel

Sociology Room

http://www.angelfire.com/or/sociologyshop/SOCIOLOGY.html#sme

Ethics for and against

http://www.unn.ac.uk/academic/ss/psychology/resource/it/WWW99/E/Ethics.html

Obedience to the law is Freedom

http://www.okusi.net/garydean/works/milgram.html

Psychology and Ethics Student Responses

http://www.garysturt.free-online.co.uk/milgram.htm

 

APA Ethical guidelines

http://www.garysturt.free-online.co.uk/APA%20Ethical%20Guidelines%20for%20Research%20with%20Human%20Subjects.htm

APA     ETHICAL PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGISTS AND CODE OF CONDUCT

http://www.apa.org/ethics/code.html

Beastly Behavior?

http://www.findarticles.com/cf_dls/m1511/2_21/59164979/p1/article.jhtml?term=milgram

Variations

http://www.le.ac.uk/education/resources/SocSci/milgram.html

Ethics or obedience

http://www.mindconnection.com/library/personal/followingorders.htm

Bibliography

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