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Famous Milgram ‘electric shocks’ experiment drew wrong conclusions about evil, say psychologists

For more than 50 years, anyone seeking proof that humans are capable of evil need only refer to the electric shocks administered by volunteers in the famous Milgram Experiment.

Now psychologists have found that the study, which showed how ordinary people will inflict extraordinary harm upon others, if someone in authority gives the orders, may have been completely misunderstood.

read more Famous Milgram ‘electric shocks’ experiment drew wrong conclusions about evil, say psychologists – Science – News – The Independent.

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This entry was posted on September 5, 2014 by in Psychology.

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