Name Professor Institution Date Both Milgram and Zimbardo researches face the criticisms under the grounds of ethics and methodology used.Milgrim research does not give sufficient respect to the participants and also steps to protect them is not enough. Zimbardos’ research is also criticized in basis that prisoners were not able individuals react when they are exposed to different situations. Work cited Griggs Richard A. "Coverage of the Stanford Prison Experiment in introductory psychology textbooks." Teaching of Psychology 41.3 (2014): 195-203. Haslam S. Alexander and Stephen D. Reicher. "Contesting the “nature” of conformity: What Milgram and Zimbardo's studies really show." PLoS Biol10.11 (2012): e1001426. [...]
Both Milgram and Zimbardo have been criticized for being unethical when conducting their research. For this discussion, please consider, why? Do you agree that these experiments cross a boundary? Do you think that obtaining knowledge justifies subjecting participants to such experiments? How would you criticize or defend Milgram’s and Zimbardo’s ethics?