Stanley Milgram

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

Some of psychology's most influential studies were also completely unethical

Some of the most important studies in the history of psychology couldn't be done today — because they were incredibly unethical.That includes the "Little Albert" study from 1920, in which researchers purposefully terrified a small child to study how fear ... [Published VOX.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Milgram experiment in real life

You don't know what you would do unless you're in that situation. That's Philip Zimbardo's 1 introduction to this fascinating and deeply disturbing video, depicting a real-world instance of Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience to authority figures ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

10.15.14: Are Milgram's Torture Experiments Still Valid & The Gift Of Adversity

Ontario Science Centre: Milgram's Electric Box Credit Isabelle via flickr Creative Commons In the early sixties, social psychologist Stanley Milgram tested the limits of humans’ obedience to authority with an actor, an unsuspecting volunteer and a fake ... [Published NHPR - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Delivering healthcare by drone

“We may very well stand at one of those decisive turning points in history that separate whole eras from each other. For contemporaries entangled, as we are, in the inexorable demands of daily life, the dividing lines between eras may be hardly visible ... [Published HealthCareIT News - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

A Picture Sells A Thousand Words

The first known official recording of a selfie is thought to have been taken by an Australian drunk, with the term first being used on an ABC forum, posted in 2002. Whilst, technically, selfless have been created by artists for hundreds of years, the ... [Published UK Column - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Is it time to stop doing any more Milgram experiments?

The year was 1960, and Dr Stanley Milgram had a theory about Germans. Only 27 years old, Milgram was a rising star in social psychology. He had just finished his doctorate work at Harvard on the phenomenon of conformity and begun a prestigious professorship ... [Published Aeon Magazine - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 2 reports

A Slightly Less Horrible Humanity

[embedded content]A new paper suggests that Stanley Milgram’s 1963 “obedience” experiments – which, infamously, involved volunteers delivering what they believed to be painful electric shocks to strangers on the instructions of an authority figure – might ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

If Someone Secretly Controlled What You Say, Would You Notice?

Reprinted fromCyranoids are people who speak words that originate in the mind of another person who transmits them by radio transmitter.Photo illustration by Slate . Photos by Thinkstock.This  article  originally appeared in  Wired .The subject enters ... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Spiritual Atheist : Inner Devil

CategoryFor aeons, Isis was a sloe-eyed Egyptian goddess; a patroness of Nature and Magic. Then, her cult began to wither away. Her name came into prominence again when a bunch of militants expropriated the name ISIS for their state! This allegedly bans ... [Published Speaking Tree - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

If Someone Secretly Controlled What You Say, Would Anyone Notice?

The subject enters a room in which a 12-year-old boy is seated. A 20-minute conversation ensues. The subject quizzes the boy about current events and other topics to get a sense of his intelligence and personality. But the boy is not what he appears to ... [Published Wired News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Spike activity 12-09-2014

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: New Scientist reports that sleeping brains can process and respond to words. Forward directly to boss. “Cyranoids” – Stanley Milgram’s Creepiest Experiment. Neuroskeptic covers the science ... [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Famous Milgram 'electric shocks' experiment drew wrong conclusions about evil, say psychologists

For more than 50 years, anyone seeking proof that humans are capable of evil need only refer to the electric shocks administered by volunteers in the famous Milgram Experiment. Now psychologists have found that the study, which showed how ordinary people ... [Published The Independent - Sep 05 2014]

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Some of psychology's most influential studies w... [Published VOX.com - Oct 24 2014]
Are mornings for morality? Night owls might dis... [Published ArsTechnica - Oct 24 2014]
The Milgram experiment in real life [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 23 2014]
ISIS Is a Cult That Uses Terrorism: A Fresh New... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 22 2014]
Are we free? [Published Prospect - Oct 16 2014]
10.15.14: Are Milgram's Torture Experiments Sti... [Published NHPR - Oct 15 2014]
Delivering healthcare by drone [Published HealthCareIT News - Oct 13 2014]
A Picture Sells A Thousand Words [Published UK Column - Oct 08 2014]
Is it time to stop doing any more Milgram exper... [Published Aeon Magazine - Oct 07 2014]
A Slightly Less Horrible Humanity [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 04 2014]
A Slightly Less Horrible Humanity [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 04 2014]
If Someone Secretly Controlled What You Say, Wo... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 02 2014]
Spiritual Atheist : Inner Devil [Published Speaking Tree - Sep 30 2014]
If Someone Secretly Controlled What You Say, Wo... [Published Wired News - Sep 29 2014]
Science Reader: Car Faces, Carbon, The Jesus Ex... [Published The Vine - Sep 24 2014]
Quarantine and Martial Law Operational Details:... [Published PrisonPlanet - Sep 20 2014]
Shockers: Psychology experiments that we'd ban now [Published New Scientist - Sep 17 2014]
Just following orders? Obedient zombies in the ... [Published University of Queensland - Sep 16 2014]
Spike activity 12-09-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 12 2014]
Famous Milgram 'electric shocks' experiment dre... [Published The Independent - Sep 05 2014]
Could This HBO Miniseries Be a Comeback for Win... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 26 2014]
Are Polite People More Violent and Destructive? [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 27 2014]
Darkness in the mirror [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
Scientists don’t need to wear a white lab coat ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 13 2014]
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The Milgram experiment in real life [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 23 2014]
You don't know what you would do unless you're in that situation. That's Philip Zimbardo's 1 introduction to this fascinating and deeply disturbing video, depicting a real-world instance of Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience to authority figures ...
A Slightly Less Horrible Humanity [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 04 2014]
A new paper suggests that Stanley Milgram’s 1963 “obedience” experiments – which, infamously, involved volunteers delivering what they believed to be painful electric shocks to strangers on the instructions of an authority figure – might not be ...
Spike activity 12-09-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 12 2014]
Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: New Scientist reports that sleeping brains can process and respond to words. Forward directly to boss. “Cyranoids” – Stanley Milgram’s Creepiest Experiment. Neuroskeptic covers the science ...
Could This HBO Miniseries Be a Comeback for Win... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 26 2014]
Imeh Akpanudosen / Getty Images Winona Ryder is one of the most acclaimed actresses of the 1990s, but after a public breakdown in 2001, the star stepped out of the limelight and it seemed we’d lost the quirky beauty with a penchant for dark roles. ...
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 ...
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