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Why the Milgram subjects acted heinously

February 25, 2016 | By | Reply More

A recent article in Scientific American explains the biology of why people are so willing to follow orders: Milgram’s research tackled whether a person could be coerced into behaving heinously, but new research released Thursday offers one explanation as to why. In particular, acting under orders caused participants to perceive a distance from outcomes that […]

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