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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr. David Kaposi about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Credit: Yale University (public access) Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about David's talk: ‘Beyond Milgram: Towards a Theory of Implicit Violence’ Sue:  So David, what is this talk all about? David: Whilst everyone in psychology and the social sciences… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr. David Kaposi about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Events, Open Psychology Research Centre, PHeW, Psychology in the world

In Dialogue with Dr. David Kaposi about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

Credit: Yale University (public access) ‘Beyond Milgram: Towards a Theory of Implicit Violence’ Sue:  So David, what is this talk all about? David: Whilst everyone in psychology and the social sciences knows about Milgram’s “obedience to authority” experiments, we don’t know why all those good American citizens obeyed an experimenter when he told them to… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr. David Kaposi about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Beyond Milgram: Towards a Theory of Implicit Violence

Stanley Milgram’s notorious experiments on “obedience to authority” have for six decades posed a riddle for us. In this talk, Dr David Kaposi seeks to find the key to them by focusing on the smallest of phrases used by the experimenter: “Please continue?” The seemingly innocuous phrase has been used vastly more frequently and successful… Continue reading Beyond Milgram: Towards a Theory of Implicit Violence

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Re-assessing the Milgram experiments

Stanley Milgram's obedience experiments are famous, and notorious - every psychology student has heard of them. Yet the significance of the experiments continues to be debated. Dr David Kaposi from the School of Psychology and Counselling has just published a new article re-assessing the experiments. The article, in the British Journal of Social Psychology, is titled… Continue reading Re-assessing the Milgram experiments