Scientific Benefits Vs. Ethical Costs

Question 1 of 9

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Select one of the following:

  • Situational factors

  • Dispositional factors

Question 6 of 9

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Scientific Benefits Vs. Ethical Costs

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

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