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Milgram (1933- 1984)

an influential socialpsychologist who is best known for his controversial study on obedience toauthority, under conditions whereby obeying conflicts with personal conscience.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.