SOC 101; Week 11; Study Guide - Study guide for “Obedience” video � As explained in the introductory narration of the “Obedience” video the

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Study guide for “Obedience” video · As explained in the introductory narration of the “Obedience” video, the educational level of the subjects who participated in Milgram’s “Obedience” experiment ranged from persons who had not finished elementary school to persons who had advanced graduate and professional degrees. · As explained in the concluding narration in the “Obedience” video, Milgram completed several variations of his experiment in order to test the degree to which specific types of situational factors affected a subject’s performance. These factors included (1) the proximity of the experimenter to the subject and the degree to which he supervised the subject, (2) the institutional context in which the experiment took place, (3) the behavior of other group members, where the subject was a member of a ‘Teacher’ group and (4) __________. · The results of the “Obedience” experiment were “disturbing” to Milgram because they
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