Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Fairer Sex More Likely to Obey Inhumane Orders.

A study called "Obedience to Authority with an Authentic Victim", conducted by a joint university research team, reported that when men and women are given specific orders to commit violent acts, by an authority figure; women are 100% more likely to obey compared to 55% of men. The people who participated in the study were ordered to shock puppies under the guise of a scientific research. In the first section of the published paper, they inform us that women might be better than men at getting away with confronting or manipulating authority figures, but also do not do so because females are more compliant and submissive to authority:

Despite being not expected to comply orders, women were completely obedient into torturing the puppy:

APA abstract can be found here: http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1972-24881-001

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