Milgram Experiments Back in the News
Former Yale psychologist, Stanley Milgram, is known for his controversial experiments in the 1960s and 1970s that involved experiments with humans using punishment and pain to assist with learning. A French TV documentary recently used similar experiments based on Milgram's experiments to see what humans would endure to be on television. Read more on the NPR website. If you're interested, Yale University Library has Stanley Milgram's papers and videorecordings of experiments for use in Manuscripts and Archives at Sterling Memorial Library. An online Finding Aid is available.