Milgram Experiment

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A series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram, which measured the willingness of study participants to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that conflicted with their personal conscience
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For example, the Good Samaritan Study (Darley & Batson, 1973) and the Milgram study (Milgram, 1965; 1974), although incongruent in their results, demonstrate the importance of studying religion from a behavioral perspective while confirming the concepts of intrinsic and extrinsic religious orientations.