Decades after a notorious experiment, scientists have found test subjects are still willing to inflict pain on others – if told to by an authority figure.
US researchers repeated the famous “Milgram test”, with volunteers told to deliver electrical shocks to another volunteer – played by an actor.
Even after faked screams of pain, 70% were prepared to increase the voltage, the American Psychology study found.
via BBC NEWS | Health | People still willing to torture.
Tags: Psychology, Responsibility, Torture