This lesson will describe classic research studies and examine ethical issues involved.
Milgram Obedience Experiments
A series of experiments after World War II that attempted to measure how people respond to authority, or obey what they are told.
Complying to the request of an authority figure.
Stanford Prison Experiment
A psychological experiment in 1971 where participants were randomly grouped into categories of prisoners and guards and locked into a floor of a building for only 6 days before it was canceled.