The Milgram Experiment: When Ordinary People Do Terrible Things

Published June 23, 2022 9,727 Views

Are ordinary people able to do terrible things? And if so, how many would give high electric shocks to an innocent student, just because they are following an order? To find out, Stanley Milgram, a young psychologist at Yale University, conducted a clever, but controversial, experiment that changed our understanding of human behavior forever.

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00:00 Intro to The Milgram Experiment
00:22 Stanley Milgram
00:48 The Milgram Experiment
03:50 Milgram's finding
04:35 What do you think?
04:56 Patrons' credit
05:06 Ending

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