Unformatted text preview: reached the maximum voltage (450 Volts – XXX) o People were likely to disobey under these conditions: When the experimenter left the room When the victim was right there in the room When two experimenters issued conflicting demands When the person ordering them to continue was an ordinary man When the subject worked with peers who refused to go further o According to Milgram, obedience was more of a function of the situation than the particular personalities of the participants. Personality traits always have less influence on behavior than the demands of the situation. o...
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- Fall '07
- Psychology, 450 volts, authority figure