Psychological research, obedience and ethics
Psychological research, obedience and ethics

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Psychological research, obedience and ethics

Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources.

Philip Banyard

Course image: Phil Dolby [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Licence.

Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4: Milgram, S (1974) Obedience to Authority, Harper & Row. Copyright © 1974 by Stanley Milgram

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iBrain Festival of Neuroscience at

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Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University.

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