Infamous 1960s Study Repeated: How Far Would You Go To Obey Authority?

 
 

In an infamous series of experiments first conducted in the 1960s, Stanley Milgram, a social psychologist, asked study participants to deliver painful electric shocks to other people.

The shock was not real, but the people in the study didn’t know that.

Milgram found that the study participants were willing to deliver the shocks, as long as an authority figure asked them to do so.

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