Stanley Milgram 's Experiment On Obedience Essay
Theoretical Propositions Humans have tendency to obey other people who are in a position of authority over them, even if obey they violate their personal codes of moral and ethnical behavior.
The methods in milgrams experiment included a shock generator to test the power of obedience. The Shock generator was an electronic device with 30 toggle switches, which was labeled with different voltage levels. The levels first started at 30 volts, and increased by 15-volt intervals, soon reaching up to 450 volts. The switches were also labeled in groups such as slight shock, moderate shock, and danger: severe shock”(307). Must also take into consideration that nobody was truly shocked during this experiment. Mailgram’s only main focus on this method was…