MILGRAM STUDY PAPER
DIRECTIONS FOR MILGRAM STUDY PAPER
Paragraph-PURPOSE/ OBJECTIVES of STUDY
a). What was/were the scientific purpose and the objectives of this experiment?
b). What were the researchers hoping to find out or conclude, identify, or
achieve in this experiment?
c). Were the objectives of this experiment achieved? How do you know
d). Explain why they did or did not achieve their objectives? How do
you know this?
2). ETHICS in Research
a). How does or does not this study reflect ethics in research? How was it or was
it not ethical at that time? Give clear examples from the text and research.
b). Do you feel that the research adheres to modern, current established ethical
standards? Why did /why not? Support your opinion from the text and research.
c). Do YOU feel that a study like this should have been allowed?
3). CONCEPTS/ THEORIES
a). Discuss what you feel are the best psychological explanations for why we/anyone conform/obey in the real world. What concepts or theories would explain this?
b). Discuss why participants in this specific study obeyed the researcher.
4). APPLICATION of OUTCOME
a). Is obedience to societal norms and expectations always necessary or
- How is this related to parent/child relationships?
- How does this apply to situations at work?
- How does this apply to your life?
- Discuss 2 different age ranges and give at least 3 examples: parent/child relationships, situations at work, and applying it to social situations in real life.
b). Is deviance away from societal norms and expectations always detrimental?
- How does this apply to behavior and cognitive development in
- How does this apply to ADD, ADHD, and children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and how they are perceived by society?
- Discuss 2 different age ranges and give at least 3 examples: behavior in adolescence, cognitive development in adolescence, and choosing one or more disabilities described above.
5). APPLICATION to OTHERS
a). Explain/discuss the impact of the influence of others on decision making and
thinking patterns on individuals in 3 different developmental age ranges.
- Explain the impact in terms of cognitive development.
- Explain the impact on social/emotional development and social situations for an individual.
- Explain why this occurs in the 3 age ranges.
b). Explain/discuss how the influence of others can impact decision making and
thinking patterns in society in 3 different developmental age groups.
Running Head: Social Psychology 1 Psychology
Date Running Head: Social Psychology 2 Introduction
Stanley Milgram was a psychologists at the University…