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A-Levels PY4 (Controversies) Quiz on Scientific Benefits Vs. Ethical Costs, created by Hayd23 on 06/11/2013.

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  • Scientific Benefits Vs. Ethical Costs

    Question 1 of 9

    1

    How did Milgram's study on obedience have a long lasting effect on Psychology? (2)

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Triggered a large number of subsequent studies

    • Allowed obedience to be studied in schools

    • The replication refine and enhance our understanding of behaviour

    Question 2 of 9

    1

    However, what did Mandel suggest about Milgram's study, and what example did he use?

    Select one of the following:

    • He claimed that Milgram provided 'an obedience alibi' - His example was 9/11 and the terrorists involved

    • He claimed that Milgram provided 'obedience in small doses' - His example was the Nazi death camps

    • He claimed that Milgram provided 'an obedience alibi' - His example was the Nazi death camps

    Question 3 of 9

    1

    What ethical issues did Milgram's study have?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Psychological harm

    • Extreme physical harm

    • Lack of right to withdraw

    Question 4 of 9

    1

    How did Milgram defend himself?

    Select one of the following:

    • He did not know prior to the study that high levels of distress would be caused

    • Findings appeared more shocking because they took place in a lab experiment

    Question 5 of 9

    1

    How did Zimbardo show that human behaviour could've been explained?

    Select one of the following:

    • Situational factors

    • Dispositional factors

    Question 6 of 9

    1

    After how many days did Zimbardo's prison study have to be stopped?

    Select one of the following:

    • 7 days

    • 2 days

    • 6 days

    Question 7 of 9

    1

    What did Aronson point out about the effects on Zimbardo's participants?

    Select one of the following:

    • Pointed out that the human body should not have reacted how it did, and that the study should be repeated with different participants

    • Pointed out that humans are actually quite resilient and recover well from such studies

    • Pointed out that humans recover very badly from such studies and that Zimbardo should be hung for what he did

    Question 8 of 9

    1

    What was a big ethical issue with the Case Study of HM?

    Select one of the following:

    • Protection from harm

    • Right to withdraw

    • Informed consent

    Question 9 of 9

    1

    However...?

    Select one of the following:

    • HM's soul was in heaven

    • HM's parent's were alive to give consent

    • HM's parent's weren't alive so this is not a however