12. Milgram.ppt - Is deception justified in a scientific...

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Is deception justified in a scientific study?
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Stanley Milgram “The Man Who Shocked the World”
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Milgram, the childhood prankster. Convinced his friend Wex that Wex had mental telepathy by “planting” his brother to eavesdrop from under the bed.
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Milgram, the slightly reckless experimenter (Milgram lowered a flask of sodium into the Bronx River and caused such a large explosion that the fire department came to investigate.)
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Milgram was “relentlessly curious” (from Blass, 2004). Poet Novelist Experimenter Pre-60s user of peyote
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Stanley Milgram… came from a Jewish immigrant family and was keenly aware of how the Holocaust had turned ordinary people into extraordinary killers. never took any psychology courses in college but was still accepted into the psychology graduate program at Harvard (pending completion of introductory courses). held a job and took 6 courses at three universities over the summer to catch up. almost gave up after his first year in graduate school for lack of money; the
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 230 taught by Professor Heizen during the Spring '11 term at WPUNJ.

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