PLEASE, REPOND TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS, NO LESS THAN 275 WORDS FOR QUESTION 1.
“Research Methodology” Respond to the following discussion topic and please use your own words to answer:
1. Explore the Stanford Prison Experiment Website, located at http://www.prisonexp.org. Then, identify at least two (2) ethical considerations involved in Milgram’s experiment and Zimbardo’s experiment. (You do not have to explain the Experiment in detail, just discuss the two ethical considerations).
2. Provide two (2) examples from either experiment to illustrate why ethics are an important consideration in social psychology research.
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Milgrim’s experiment was basically cunning people into thinking that they were actually inflicting pain upon people, which was not ethical. Dr. Zimbardo was up front with his experiment with his participants. The participants felt that they knew what to expect with the experiment, but it was really unknown of how they would feel. Through the experiment some of the participants started feeling confused because of the way they were being treated. It started to feel real to them.
Eventhough it was an experiment, the participants started to identify with the prison number that was given to them and not their names anymore. Both guards and prisoners were becoming emotional involved in the exiperment. Dr. Zimbardo had to end the experiment that was supposed to be for two weeks long and he stopped it in six days. He saw what it was doing to the young men physically and emontionally. Dr. Zimbardo was very ethical in the decision that he made concerning his experiment that took place.