Stanley Milgram

Type: Person
Name: Stanley Milgram
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

The View From Taft -- Benito L. Teehankee: What were we thinking?

The View From Taft -- Patch Aure: But even as the legal processes take their due course, the Senate blue ribbon committee is working on investigating other dubious NGOs outside the Napoles network. Fresh allegations of scams continue to surface in the ... [Published Business World - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Revisiting Milgram's shocking obedience experiments

Chances are you’ve heard of Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments . In 1961, Milgram recruited pairs of volunteers to take part in a “memory test”. One volunteer was given the job of teacher, the other, learner.Each time the learner gave a wrong answer ... [Published Australian Doctor - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Can the state pardon itself?

A RETIRED colonel was heard on March 25 by Brazil’s National Truth Commission (Comissão Nacional da Verdade) to clarify how ‘political prisoners were tortured’ and identify ‘who was alive when they arrived, who died and who is still missing, as well as ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

When the 'nanny state' ruled: Strange appeal of bossy ad campaigns from the 1960s and 1970s

In an original Keep Britain Tidy poster revealed in 1965, an enormous, admonishing finger –ostensibly a divine digit – is designed to inspire in the littering transgressor a sense of shame, guilt and fear. A classic example of how Britain's post-war public-information ... [Published The Independent - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Why I Spent 14 Hours Straight on the NYC Subway

The subway is an often filthy, occasionally flooded, sometimes deadly place New Yorkers love to complain about, which is why one cold, February evening I boarded an uptown 1 train and didn't get off for 14 hours. I observed the trivial details most people ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

An inspirational fakery

A lie repeated often enough, and with conviction, becomes the truth. Does Six Degrees of Separation fall under that category? Georgy S Thomas probesThis year marks the 20th anniversary of the cult parlour game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon where players ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Will You Obey Your Robot Boss?

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 ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Robotic managers likely to lack empathy and forget ethics, claims CMI report

A new report into the judgements of managers has concluded that they are significantly more prone to responding in a ‘robotic’ way to moral questions than the general population, relying on handed-down rules rather than their own ethical standards. The ... [Published Office Insight - Mar 25 2014]
Entities: Robotics, DNA, Ethical
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lost letter experiment suggests wealthy London neighbourhoods are ’more altruistic’

Neighbourhood income deprivation has a strong negative effect on altruistic behaviour when measured by a ’lost letter’ experiment, according to new UCL re published today in PLoS One. Reers from UCL Anthropology used the lost letter technique to measure ... [Published MyScience - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

50 years later, New York murder still fascinates

NEW YORK—Kitty Genovese's screams for help couldn't save her on the night she was murdered outside her apartment building in 1964. Fifty years later, those screams still echo, a symbol of urban breakdown and city dwellers' seeming callousness toward their ... [Published Eureka Times-Standard - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

SXSW14: Cindy Gallop among Lazerow's 'successful weirdos'

Michael Lazerow, who co-founded marketing company Buddy Media, presented the talk, called "science of weird: why weirdos outperform normals". He named several people he knew personally that he considered weird and successful, including the hedge fund ... [Published Media Week Online - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Nov 04 2013 - Updated Nov 05 2013 - 2 reports

Milgram Misled Us, Ctd

A reader writes: While Stanley Milgram may have misled us , in science, the question is whether the results can be replicated. So isn’t the real question whether Milgram’s thesis was replicated in later studies? Like this one , for instance. Or this ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Nov 05 2013]

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...Surprisingly, more than two-thirds did. The hard part was asking. "the words seemed lodged in my trachea and would simply not emerge" said Milgram

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The View From Taft -- Benito L. Teehankee: What... [Published Business World - Apr 09 2014]
Revisiting Milgram's shocking obedience experim... [Published Australian Doctor - Apr 07 2014]
Can the state pardon itself? [Published New Age Bangladesh - Apr 04 2014]
When the 'nanny state' ruled: Strange appeal of... [Published The Independent - Apr 03 2014]
Why I Spent 14 Hours Straight on the NYC Subway [Published Huffington Post - Apr 01 2014]
An inspirational fakery [Published Bangalore Mirror - Mar 30 2014]
Will You Obey Your Robot Boss? [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 28 2014]
Will You Obey Your Robot Boss? [Published Fast Company - Mar 28 2014]
Robotic managers likely to lack empathy and for... [Published Office Insight - Mar 25 2014]
Victim’s dying screams still resonate [Published Rocky Mount Telegram - Mar 19 2014]
Lost letter experiment suggests wealthy London ... [Published MyScience - Mar 18 2014]
Revisiting Austin Street: The Death of Kitty Ge... [Published Pacific Standard - Mar 13 2014]
SXSW14: Cindy Gallop among Lazerow's 'successfu... [Published Media Week Online - Mar 12 2014]
50 years later, New York murder still fascinates [Published Eureka Times-Standard - Mar 11 2014]
The Case For Small-Scale Science [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 21 2014]
Milgram Misled Us, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Nov 05 2013]
Milgram Misled Us [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Nov 04 2013]
A Psychological History of the NSA [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 21 2013]
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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 ...
The Case For Small-Scale Science [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 21 2014]
This year’s Edge question is “What scientific idea is ready for retirement?”  From mathematician Samuel Arbesman’s response : While the trends clearly point to the advent of team science, small and clever science—the realm of the tiny budget or the ...
Milgram Misled Us, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Nov 05 2013]
A reader writes: While Stanley Milgram may have misled us , in science, the question is whether the results can be replicated. So isn’t the real question whether Milgram’s thesis was replicated in later studies? Like this one , for instance. Or this ...
Milgram Misled Us [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Nov 04 2013]
Behind the Shock Machine , a new book by Gina Perry,  revisits the famous  experiment  by Stanley Milgram claiming that “nearly two-thirds of subjects will, under certain conditions, administer dangerously powerful electrical shocks to a stranger when ...
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