Episode 17: Stanley Milgram and Obedience to Authority

July 25th, 2019  •  1 hr 11 mins  •  Download (27.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In the 1960s, the social psychologist Stanley Milgram performed some of the most famous experiments in psychology history, demonstrating that ordinary people could do terrible things in certain circumstances. Joe and Rolf look into the meaning of these experiments from a contemporary view. How are they holding up over 50 years later, and what else have we learned about obedience?