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1

when and where did the study take place?

1961 at yale uni

2

what were his experiments designed to do?

To investigate what factors effect conformity

3

in his original experiment,what % of people went over 300volts ?

every single participant 100%

4

in his original experiment,what % of people went to 450volts ?

68%

5

what did Milgram conclude from these results?

That people are generally very obedient and the vast majority of people will carry out evil acts if they are asked to do so by an authority figure