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Allison Morrow 101-3AA April 6, 2010 Paper #3 Following Orders and the SS Officers Stanley Milgrim made history with his findings. After seeing the destructiveness that lay in wake of the Nazis at the end of World War II after the Nuremberg Trials, he proceeded to study and test obedience in following orders. Milgram looked into this by testing from a set a normal, everyday people. He called them “teachers,” as they taught the other person in the experiment words patterns, and if the “learner” got the word pattern wrong, the teacher was expected to shock them. The experiment’s layout involved a number of different scenarios, the most prominent being the teacher and the experimenter had physical contact to one another, and the teacher and learner were only able to hear one another. In most cases, many teachers went up to the highest voltage even though they were not threatened to keep shocking them. Milgram found obedience levels in humans were extremely high, whether or not there was threat to our
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course ENGLISH 102 taught by Professor Bey during the Fall '09 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Paper 3 Draft - Allison Morrow 101-3AA April 6 2010 Paper#3...

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