SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Go to http://www.prisonexp.org/. Watch the slideshow on the Prison Experiment. Next go to: http://www.experiment-resources.com/milgram-experiment-ethics.html and read about the ethics of the Milgram study.

How do the ethical dilemmas in this research compare with the ethical issues raised by Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments? Would it be better if these studies had never been done?  Why? What would we have lost? Gained?