Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin30, The confederates uniformly gave incorrect answers on 12 of the 16 trials, and 76 percent of the participants went along with the norm at least once and also gave the wrong answer.
However public compliance and obedience do not necessarily belie private attitudes and beliefs. License: Other. Obedience to Authority.
But, if for whatever reason that individual loses their favor, or loses their respect, they will stop conforming to that behavior. On the table in front of them was a fake shook generator with 30 different switches marked from volts. For example, hotels have been able to significantly increase the numbers of people who re-use bath towels reducing water and energy use by informing them on signs in their rooms that re-using towels is a typical behavior of other hotel guests.
Stanley Milgram set out to test the research question 'are Germans different? Trails in which no button was pressed were regarded as invalid tests, and the data from these trails were not analyzed.