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This week in class, we’re reading "The Milgram Experiment" by Saul McLeod .
In 1963, Stanley Milgram conducted a study on obedience. Milgram was hoping to examine the psychology behind the Nazis' obedience to authority -- were they bad people at heart, or just ordinary people coerced into committing horrible acts? Using a series of social psychology experiments, Milgram measured the eagerness of participants to comply with an authority figure. The study's findings were shocking.
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