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Behind the shock machine : the untold story of the notorious Milgram psychology experiments

Perry, Gina (author.).

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Kirtland Community College Library HM 132 .P477 2013 30775305463276 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 159558921X (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781595589217 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 339 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Rev. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : New Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Note to readers -- Time line of the obedience experiments -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The man behind the mirror -- Going all the way -- The limits of debriefing -- Subjects as objects -- Disobedience -- The secret experiments -- Milgram's staff -- In search of a theory -- The ethical controversy -- Milgram's book -- Representing obedience -- Conclusion -- Appendix: list of conditions -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Additional sources.
Summary, etc.: When social psychologist Stanley Milgram invited volunteers to take part in an experiment at Yale in the summer of 1961, none of the participants could have foreseen the worldwide sensation that the published results would cause.
Subject: Milgram, Stanley
Interpersonal relations
Social psychology Experiments History
Behaviorism (Psychology) Moral and ethical aspects
Human experimentation in psychology Moral and ethical aspects
Psychology Research Effect of experimenters on
Obedience Psychological aspects
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