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The Milgram Experiment And The Perils Of Obedience

How far will you go to obey an order?

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Do we know how to recognize when our obedience to authority is the result of a conscious choice or manipulation?

In the 1960s, the American psychologist Stanley Milgram tried to answer this question with a controversial experiment.

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Antonis Iliakis

Antonis Iliakis

Understanding Human Psychology, Researcher & Tech Consultant, MSc in Computer Programming & Web Development — Human Behavior Researcher