me and 39 other men aged 20-50 replied to an advert in our local newspaper
We will get paid $4.50 for volunteering in an experiment about memory and learning.
It is at Yale University so it must be very professional
The participants were the 'Teachers' and an actor who was known as the confederate played the leaner. The ppt had to shock the learner up to 450V if they got the memory test wrong, what they didn't know is that the leaner wasn't another participant and the shocks were false.
you must go on
You have no other choice
It is absolutely essential that you continue.
I might be hurting him but I have to go through with this experiment, I volunteered
Many ppts showed signs of physical stress
Behavioural Study of Obedience
But after Milgram debriefed them at the end and revealed the true nature of the study, only 1 out of 40 regretted taking part