Milgram Experiment on Obedience to Authority Figures

Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures represents a variety of psychological experiments conducted by psychologist Stanley Milgram.

In his experiment, Milgram measured the willingness of a test subject to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that were contrary to their ethical and moral beliefs.

Jim McDonough, who participated in the highly controversial Milgram Experiment.


In July of 1961, Yale professor and psychologist Stanley Milgram began a series of experiments in order to determine the answer to an ethical question he was pondering on. Three months before Milgram began his experiments, Adolf Eichman