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1

What did Stanley Milgram base his study on?

The Nazi soldiers behaviour in WW2

2

What was the aim of the study?

Level of obedience shown when asked to administer electric shocks to another person.

3

What type of observation was this study?

Controlled Observation.

4

What type of data was collected?

Quantitative and Qualitative.

5

What type of Sample was used?

Self Selected Sample.

6

How many people were used in the sample?

40, all male. Aged between 20 and 50.

7

How much where they paid for taking part?

$4:50

8

How many people were predicted to give a fatal electric shock?

0-3%.

9

How many confederates where used in the study?

2

10

When drawing lots, what did both tickets say?

Teacher.

11

What was the sample shock given to the teacher?

45 Volts.

12

What did the level of shock increase by each time?

15 Volts.

13

How many people refused to continue at 300 Volts?

5

14

How many shocked to 300 Volts?

All 40.

15

How many people completed the study?

26 people

16

How many people refused to continue between 315 and 375 Volts?

9 people.