A Coggle Diagram about Sample
(How did milligram obtain the sample
, what did the participants think they were participating in ?
, what were the occupations
of the men in the study ?
, What was the sample ?
and What was the sampling method ?
2 Participants were tested individually and were always the teacher (due to a fixed lottery)
1 Participants were told the experiment was investigating punishment and learning .
4 The teacher was seated in a room adjacent to the "learner" and read over the intercom a series of word-pairs. (word-pair associates task
3 Participants saw "the volunteer' (in fact a confederate - the actor ) strapped into a chair and were told that the shocks were not harmful.
5 The teacher then asked the learner to identify the correct answer from a choice of four by pressing switches
6 if the "learner" got the answer correct they went on to the next question, however if they got it wrong, the teacher administered an electric shock the shocks increased each time by 15 volts
7 If the teacher expressed his discomfort the experimenter (authority figure) would reply using 1 of 4 "prods" they were :"please continue ", "the experiment requires you to continue" and "you have no choice, you must go on " .
8 The experiment ended when either 450 v was reached or the participant withdrew.
and 11 min timer
), Aim/ hypothesis
(to investigate what level of obedience participants would show when an authority figure told them to administer electric shocks to another person
), where was the experiment conducted
and What research method was used in Milgrams study and how do we know this ?