Asked by Jestina Maron on Jul 11, 2024



In Milgram's obedience experiments,"teachers" exhibited a somewhat lower level of compliance with an experimenter's orders when

A) the experiment was not associated with a prestigious institution like Yale University.
B) the "learner" complained of a slight heart condition just before the experiment began.
C) the "learner" screamed as the shocks became more punishing.
D) the "learner" was in another room where his physical well-being couldn't be observed by the "teacher."

Prestigious Institution

A highly respected and often ancient organization known for excellence in a specific field, such as education or research.

Physical Well-Being

A state of health, fitness, and overall well-being in one's body, often achieved through exercise and nutrition.

  • Acknowledge the role of authority in determining obedience, as evidenced in Milgram's experiments.

Verified Answer

Natalie De Los Santos

6 days ago

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Milgram's experiments showed that the perceived legitimacy and authority of the institution conducting the experiment played a significant role in the level of obedience. When the experiment was moved from Yale University to a less prestigious location, compliance rates dropped, indicating that the association with a prestigious institution increased obedience.