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PSY 250MPWBurger (2009) Reading GuideTopic introductionAs the article points out, the Milgram study is certainly the moist (in)famous study in social psychology, and I would say one of the most well-known studies in all of psychology! I bet you are familiar with it from your Introduction to Psychology course. Milgram was motivated by World War II and the Holocaust – how could the Nazis guards at the concentration camps not only stand by and allow those atrocities to happen, but to take an active role in beating, starving, and ultimately executing so many fellow Germans (and others)? Milgram’s studies in obedience were his attempts to answer that question. Milgram performed his studies in the early 1960, so WWII was not that long ago for him.More about the articleThe journal this article is published in is a little different than the journals we’ve read articles from. This one is aimed a bit more general audience, and this affects the article in a number of ways: there’s the picture of Jerry Burger for one. Also the language is a little clearer, with less jargon, and fewer statistics and figures. But the sequence of sections is the same familiar sequence as the other articles. You shouldbe getting used to that sequence by now. A note about statistics As I said, this article has fewer statistics than others we’ve read. There still are some. Burger does a nice job of explaining the results in words and just using the statistics to support his words, and this is best practice. Read the words and you should be able to understand the results.VocabularyI may have missed some, but I didn’t see any words that I thought needed defining. I think this is a well-written, easy to understand article. Article estimatesTime to read estimate: 20-35 minutesDifficulty: 1 on a scale of 1 = easiest to 5 = hardest
PSY 250MPWBurger (2009) article analysisRespond to the following questions after reading the Burger (2009)article. Be sure you respond to the questions in bold. 1.Search the first page of the article for information about where and when it was published. What year was it published, and in what journal?1 point-This article was published in 2009 in American Psychologist2.This author again makes it easy on to find the hypotheses by having a clear section label called Hypotheses. So helpful. The topics of whether people