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  • 1. Original study <br />65% of participants continued to give shocks up to 450 volts <br />
  • 2. Change of venue <br />Experiment moved from prestigious Yale university to rundown office in nearby town <br />
  • 3. LOWER<br />47.5%<br />
  • 4. Limited contract <br />Learner agreed to participate on the condition that ‘you let me out when I say so’<br />
  • 5. LOWER<br />40%<br />
  • 6. Increased proximity <br />Teacher and learner in same room <br />
  • 7. Lower <br />40%<br />
  • 8. Physical force <br />Teacher had to force learner’s hand onto the plate to receive electric shock<br />
  • 9. Lower <br />30%<br />
  • 10. Support <br />Teacher given support from two other ‘teachers’ (who were actually confederates) who refuse to obey <br />
  • 11. Lower <br />10%<br />
  • 12. Reduced proximity <br />Experimenter left the room and gave instructions to ‘teacher’ by telephone <br />
  • 13. Lower<br />20.5%<br />
  • 14. Getting someone else to do it!<br />Teacher paired with confederate who threw the switches to give the shock <br />
  • 15. Higher <br />92.5%<br />
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