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Obedience

Synopsis
Professor Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience to authority: subjects are instructed to administer electric shocks of increasing severity to other persons. Obedient and defiant reactions are shown and the subjects explain their actions after the experiment. The film was made in the experimental interaction laboratory of the Department of Psychology at Yale University. A Penn State Media Sales film.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Video
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1965
Documentation
Related book ‘Obedience to Authority’ by Stanley Milgram (1974). Copy in BUFVC library at 159.923.
Subjects
Psychology
Keywords
behaviour; experimental psychology; Milgram, Stanley; obedience; psychology experiments

Credits

Producer
Stanley Milgram
Contributor
C C Johnson

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
$229.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
45 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

PennState Media Sales

Web
http://www.mediasales.psu.edu External site opens in new window
Address
237 Outreach Building
University Park
PA 16802
USA

Distributor

Name

Alexander Street Press

Email
orders@alexanderstreet.com
Web
http://alexanderstreet.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(01438) 310193
Address
Unit G04
Business & Technology Centre
Bessemer Drive
Stevenage
SG1 2DX

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