Stanley Milgram

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Name: Stanley Milgram
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Alone with their watts: Research delivers a shock

How many times have you found yourself saying, “If only I could have five minutes of peace to just THINK!”?Think again.It turns out that people actually given some time to be alone with their thoughts — and no phones, screens, music, paper or other distractions ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Experiment to gauge towns’ social connections

Voluntary Action Angus is gearing up to replicate a now famous social experiment to answer the question of “How connected are we?”The experiments will take place in Kirriemuir and Brechin during August and will follow the concept of six degrees of separation, ... [Published Forfar Today - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Milgram experiment – What would you do?

Would you harm an innocent stranger because someone told you to? Are you weak minded, or resolute in the face of adversity? Do you have a strong sense of self? What are your principles, what do you stand for?One of the most valuable lessons for anyone ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Community group to replicate social experiment

Community workers in Kirriemuir and Brechin are setting up their own version of a famous social experiment to find out how connected local communities are.The experiments, run by Voluntary Action Angus, will take place in Kirriemuir and Brechin during ... [Published Kirriemuir Herald - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Why Do Postal Service, USDA, And Department of Agriculture Need SWAT Teams?

(Photo by Stephen Brashear/)Every now and then there will be a flurry of news reports from sources outside the mainstream media, about military-like buildups of government agencies that have no association with national security.  Then,  the subject is ... [Published News Talk 870 AM KFLD - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Kind people more likely to follow unkind orders?

File PhotoSALT LAKE CITY — A new psychological study showed nice people are more likely to be influenced to do some not so nice things.The study built on a 1963 Yale University study by Stanley Milgram looking at the willingness of individuals' obedience. ... [Published KSL-TV - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

"Nice" people make better Nazis, study finds

Most of us are at least nominally familiar with the now-famous experiment conducted by the social psychologist Stanley Milgram, who demonstrated that the otherwise ordinary person may engage in extraordinarily antisocial behavior in order to simply "follow ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Before Facebook, there was Tuskegee and Milgram

It turns out the Facebook mood experiment was just the tip of an unsettling-sounding  iceberg. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company’s research division has been running all kinds of studies on us— hundreds of them — with very little oversight ... [Published Marketplace - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Polite People Aren’t More Violent, They’re Just More Passive: Finding The Situational Thinker In Us All

In 1961, the psychologist Stanley Milgram performed an experiment that forever changed how people view moral action. While still fraught with criticism, Milgram’s experiment showed that people were compelled to act, more or less, by the situation they ... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Lutz to play William Shatner in film

:"Twilight" fame Kellan Lutz has been cast as actor-comedian William Shatner in a movie about social psychologist Stanley Milgram. Milgram worked as a consultant on Shatner's 1976 TV movie "The Tenth Level", in which the actor portrayed the character ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

What makes ordinary people turn evil?

‘That was only a prelude; where they burn books, in the end it is people that they burn.”When the German philosopher, poet and journalist Heinrich Heine wrote these words in 1823, he could not foresee the scale of the horror that would unfold little more ... [Published Australian Doctor - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Are Polite People More Violent and Destructive?

Kenneth Worthy in Psychology Today: I’ve long thought that it’s the troublemakers and malcontents who will lead the way to a more sustainable, healthier planet, and now there’s some evidence to support this idea. In a  previous post  I discussed Stanley ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 27 2014]

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Alone with their watts: Research delivers a shock [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
Experiment to gauge towns’ social connections [Published Forfar Today - Jul 23 2014]
Milgram experiment – What would you do? [Published Chicago Now - Jul 18 2014]
Community group to replicate social experiment [Published Kirriemuir Herald - Jul 16 2014]
From the Vaults – Michael Mauboussin: Role of S... [Published Value Walk - Jul 15 2014]
Why Do Postal Service, USDA, And Department of ... [Published News Talk 870 AM KFLD - Jul 14 2014]
Kind people more likely to follow unkind orders? [Published KSL-TV - Jul 08 2014]
You, Too, Could Be a Homicidal Zealot [Published Daily Beast - Jul 07 2014]
"Nice" people make better Nazis, study finds [Published Examiner.com - Jul 06 2014]
Before Facebook, there was Tuskegee and Milgram [Published Marketplace - Jul 03 2014]
Names+Faces: Sour notes on the road for Queen B... [Published Detroit Free Press - Jul 02 2014]
Polite People Aren’t More Violent, They’re Just... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 01 2014]
Lutz to play William Shatner in film [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 01 2014]
What makes ordinary people turn evil? [Published Australian Doctor - Jun 30 2014]
The Beast in me [Published ENCA - Jun 28 2014]
Are Polite People More Violent and Destructive? [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 27 2014]
Darkness in the mirror [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
Talkshawking [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jun 21 2014]
Scientists don’t need to wear a white lab coat ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 13 2014]
Will You Obey Your Robot Boss? [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 28 2014]
A Psychological History of the NSA [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 21 2013]
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Are Polite People More Violent and Destructive? [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 27 2014]
Kenneth Worthy in Psychology Today: I’ve long thought that it’s the troublemakers and malcontents who will lead the way to a more sustainable, healthier planet, and now there’s some evidence to support this idea. In a  previous post  I discussed Stanley ...
Will You Obey Your Robot Boss? [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 28 2014]
Jessica Leber — Fast Company People are always joking about our robot overlords, but before robots become the world’s rulers, they’re probably going to be our bosses at work first. Either way, it’s important to know how pliable we humans are going ...
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