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Human Sciences

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

What is:

* psychology
* anthropology
* political science
* economics
* sociology

Use many examples.

How are two Ways of Knowing used in each one.

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The Milgram Experiment

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Review these resources on the Milgram Experiment. Please write in the comment section if you believe the Experiment was valid (did it really measure what Milgram thought he was measuring?) and if you think it was ethical. Give your reasons.


Critique of Experiment

Second Critique

Milgram’s Experiment

Stanley Milgram Experiment

Milgram Experiment Ethics

In March, 2010, a French game show tried to duplicate the experiment. Here’s article about the show. And here’s a video about it:

Learn about an experiment that occurred ten years after the Milgram Experiment: The Stanford Prison Experiment.

Review this list of the Ten most unethical psychology experiments.

Check Out This Real-Life Milgram Experiment:

A hoax most cruel: Caller coaxed McDonald’s managers into strip-searching a worker

And a movie about it, Compliance.

And a review of the movie.

Ever Meek, Ever Malleable is from The New York Times.